Tag Archives: Fears

“It is I. Do not be afraid.”

A bunch of disciples: beaten, down in defeat, fearful, in hiding, their Master having been executed as a common criminal. They travel at night, afraid to be discovered by day. While crossing the sea, they see a shadow on the … Continue reading

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What am I most afraid of? When I was young I was afraid of the dark. I was afraid of whatever ghoulish creatures might be lurking there. I was afraid of getting lost, of not being able to go back … 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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“Inside Out’ – The Movie

We saw the movie Inside Out last night. It was full. Meant to be a kids’ movie, it nevertheless spoke to me of deep truths. Inside us are the many emotions and memories that shape up our personalities. The more … Continue reading

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Wandering Through the Deserts of Doubt

For all my frequent declarations that the best in my life is yet to come, I also sometimes feel that there is nothing more for me here and so I should just disappear. These are the times when I get … Continue reading

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The Lord in the Tomb

They say it is darkest just before the dawn. I imagine lying there in the dark, recalling the brutal and humiliating events of Friday, with the no glimmer of what comes next. How fast the events had unfolded from the … Continue reading

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Fears and Betrayals

I have made many mistakes in my life. I have made many wrong choices, took many wrong turns, often said and did the wrong things. Many times, I have been too timid or too afraid or just too plain lazy … Continue reading

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