Unique. Special. Remarkable. We all long to be distinctive. And yet, many people walk around feeling like we are merely one among many. As human beings, we share so much with the human race. How are we both universal and unique?
We have a loneliness problem. Each of us can feel like we are the only one who feels alone, unknown, and unloved. God has a plan for our lives, but it is not the elimination of loneliness. It is something more. God’s plan for our lives, our [...]
We are all tempted to fall into the trap of believing that we are the exception. The rules apply to “other people”, but they don’t apply to me. Other people should behave a certain way, but in my case, I have a “pass”. I am the exception. I am [...]
Homily from the Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time. We all want to be someone special. Every one of us has something inside of us that wants to prove that we are unique. What do we have that proves we are worth choosing, that we are worth [...]
Homily from the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. In a culturally diverse world, it is easy to see Christianity as simply one more religion among many. Jesus could easily be seen as just one more holy person among many. Is there any [...]