Tag Archive | Joan Baez” Forever Young

Love Transforms Us

Dear Friends, We’ve been talking about St. Paul’s Ode to Love (1 Corinthians 13) ~ the awesome love that transforms. But many of us don’t know how to love in a way that transforms because we’re more interested in getting love than giving it. So, let’s think about that for a moment. Many young folks in our society have […]

St. Stephen’s Day – Heroic Love

Today, December 26, is the second day of Christmas,  the first day of Kwanzaa (African American).  May we learn about our own and each others’ celebrations.  It’s easy, just Google the word Kwanzaa. For us Christians the mystery of Incarnation (God-becoming-human in the person of Jesus Christ) needs more than one day to celebrate.  Here […]

Love Transforms Us

Dear Friends, We’ve been talking about St. Paul’s Ode to Love (1 Corinthians 13) ~ the awesome love that transforms. But many of us don’t know how to love in a way that transforms because we’re more interested in getting love than giving it. So, let’s think about that for a moment. Many young folks in our society have […]

St. Stephen’s Day – Heroic Love

Today, December 26, is the second day of Christmas,  the first day of Kwanzaa (African American).  May we learn about our own and each others’ celebrations.  It’s easy, just Google the word Kwanzaa. For us Christians the mystery of Incarnation (God-becoming-human in the person of Jesus Christ) needs more than one day to celebrate.  Here […]

Love transforms us

Dear Friends, HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! We’ve been talking about St. Paul’s Ode to Love (1 Corinthians 13) ~ the awesome love that transforms. But many of us don’t know how to love in a way that transforms because we’re more interested in getting love than giving it. So, let’s think about that for a moment. Many young folks in […]

St. Stephen’s Day – Heroic Love

Today, December 26, is the second day of Christmas,  the first day of Kwanzaa (African American).  May we learn about our own and each others’ celebrations.  It’s easy, just Google the word Kwanzaa. For us Christians the mystery of Incarnation (God-becoming-human in the person of Jesus Christ) needs more than one day to celebrate.  Here […]

Love transforms us

Dear Friends, Last week I spoke about “Jilted love.”  I think that many of young folks in our society have not experienced the love that transforms, even from their own parents or their spouses.  As a consequence, and very sadly, so many do not know how to love in a way that transforms because so […]

St. Stephen’s Day – Heroic Love

Today, December 26, is the second day of Christmas,  the first day of Kwanzaa (African American).  May we learn about our own and each others’ celebrations.  It’s easy, just Google the word Kwanzaa. For us Christians the mystery of Incarnation (God-becoming-human in the person of Jesus Christ) needs more than one day to celebrate.  Here […]

Here’s to those who have fathered us!

Here’s to all the fathers I know! And those I don’t. To grandfathers, great grandfathers and fathers-to-be. Rejoice in your daughters and sons! Give thanks today for what you have wrought, not only from your loins but from your spirit. Perhaps you have been a great father, Perhaps not. Just be as good a father […]

Love transforms us

Dear Friends and Lovers everywhere, Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s one more reflection in this series “What is Love? Many young folks in our society have not experienced the love that transforms, even from their own parents or their spouses.  As a consequence, and very sadly, so many do not know how to love in a […]