Category Archives: Presence

Innocence And Beauty

Children are color blind for all they see are Bundles of joy and laughter with whom They can spend the whole day at play. Children do not care what color your skin is They simply pass away the hours Painting … Continue reading

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One And Done or Work In Progress?

The Resurrection is often seen and interpreted as a ‘one and done’ event. We have all been redeemed by Christ on Calvary. But I think that Redemption is better seen as a ‘work in progress’. That is why we also … Continue reading

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An Easter Story

We just came from the Easter vigil here in our Parish of Saint Lawrence the Martyr. This celebration never fails to inspire and move me. It is the longest rite of the Church but also the most well-attended. It is … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday

Now, he lies in the tomb, dead as a doornail after being nailed on the cross. The apostles have all scurried and been scattered: lost, confused and very fearful for their own lives. This is not how it is supposed … Continue reading

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Seek And Find

Seek and you shall find. And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who would gladly have eaten his fill of the scraps that fell from the rich man’s table. We seek what we … Continue reading

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Love In The Time Of Ashes

In a rare serendipitous confluence of events, today we celebrate both Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and Valentine’s Day, the celebration of Hearts and Love. Lent is the spiritual preparation for the celebration of the greatest love story of … Continue reading

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A Daily Miracle

One of the deepest truth in my life is that fact that I am not a random event. I did not come into existence as a fortuitous confluence of atoms and molecules. I have been willed into existence deliberately and … Continue reading

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