From Darkness to Light

From Darkness to Light

As Wisconsinites, we live much of December in more darkness than light.  With the actual beginning of winter, the hours of daylight increase. These days in December coincide with our celebration of the liturgical season of Advent.  When I walked with a friend in the...
The Art of Detachment

The Art of Detachment

In a book club to which I belong, we are reading a book titled, Jesus Today, A Spirituality of Radical Freedom.  The author is Albert Nolan.   The book examines the spirituality of Jesus and its mystic connection.  We read often of Jesus spending time in prayer...
God Blesses the World

God Blesses the World

The words slip so quickly off the tongue, “God Bless America.”  It is a song that is sung during this time of year when we celebrate our independence.  It is sung at patriotic gatherings and often closes our Eucharistic celebrations during this season of the year.  It...