Month: November 2020

Advent is Upon Us

Our Gospel passage (Mark 13:33-37) for this First Sunday of Advent reminds me of my dad and his job as cabinetmaker. In his capacity as senior cabinetmaker, once a month…

Re: Kingship

The readings for the feast of Christ the King teach us two things about kingship. First, the king is the sovereign ruler and second, the king is charged with the…

Exercising Our Creativity

The last several Sundays we were given choices. They were all choices between self-fulfillment and Life on the one side AND self-destruction and death on the other. We are to…

Some Would Call That Wisdom

Decades ago, a student at Columbia University was under the impression that he had been assured by the institution that he would be taught wisdom. Feeling that the University had…