Month: December 2015

  • Missing Out of the Orchestra – De Mello

    I never tire of Jesuit Anthony De Mello’s thoughts and challenges. Here is one that I have been reflecting on recently: Now think of yourself listening to an orchestra in which the sound of the drum is so loud that nothing else can be heard. To enjoy the symphony you must be responsive to every […]

  • Advent, John the Baptist and Preparing for a Break

    “John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bear fruits worthy of repentance. Do not begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our ancestor’; for I tell you, God is able from these stones […]

  • Seth Martin on Fireweed and Advent

    The fireweed flower loves the hurting and dying places. It helps to heal the ground… During Advent, I want to remember that the frozen soil never forgets Spring. I want to never forget the light within, and the reality of Jesus in all life, and live into Heaven here and now, as it is, and […]