The blazing excitement and activities of the holiday season have come to an end in our home. Gazing out the window, one can see the dormant ground covered by a bitter, icy frost. There is a sweet stillness of contemplation inherent in the post-holiday season of winter. After two weeks of vacation, my three teenage … More Stillness After the Holiday Season
According to St. Augustine, the inner man is differentiated from the outer man by his ability to reason. The ability to reason makes a human person different than animals. This abstract knowledge from the fourth century presented by St. Augustine is now backed up by science. According to the neuroscientist, Paul MacLean in his book … More What does the Reptilian Brain have to do with the Holy Trinity?
Human beings are made in the image of God (Genesis 1:27). Therefore, the mind of the human person is considered to be good. “And because the mind is regarded as praiseworthy, not only as being learned, but also as being good, one gives heed not only to what he remembers and what he understands, but … More Real Love
Mother Teresa had this well known poem hung to inspire service to others. You can never lose love! All the love you give to the world has its source in God. When love is given away by us to others, its scent is left living sweetly in our own souls. Human persons are made in the image of God … More “It Was Never Between You and Them Anyway”