February 20, 2017 by wally metts 3 Comments
We make our own sacrifices and worship our own gods, from materialism to social justice. We have our own talismans, always connected to our human conceit.
February 17, 2017 by wally metts 2 Comments
It’s not enough to avoid bad influences. You have to surround yourself with better ones.
February 9, 2017 by wally metts 1 Comment
Service can be connected to spiritual pride, something we “do for others” that makes us feel good about ourselves. There was none of that with this group.
May 11, 2016 by wally metts 4 Comments
The Gospel is true because it changes things and it changes us. We need to be changed. Just look around.
March 25, 2016 by wally metts 2 Comments
By 3 Jesus is dead, having spoken only seven times. The sky turns black, there is an earthquake, rocks split into, dead people come out of their graves, only to die once more. And we call this Good Friday.
December 23, 2015 by wally metts 0 Comments
Even in its most secular manifestations, Christmas reminds us that there is something more. It is is indeed a Holy Day.
December 7, 2015 by wally metts 0 Comments
For our sake He became poor, born in obscurity, practically unnoticed. This is how it had to be.
December 1, 2015 by wally metts 1 Comment
So we light the candles as the shadows deepen, and mark off the calendar as the days lengthen. It’s the Babe of Bethlehem that we long for, for God to come and dwell with us.
November 19, 2015 by wally metts 1 Comment
Horror will come to us too; just ask the people in Paris. And in those moments, actual aggression will put microaggression in perspective.
November 16, 2015 by wally metts 1 Comment
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