The Healing Power of Dogs and Our Prayer in the Press

Louisville, my team, was on the floor, locked in an epic battle with Michigan for the NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship. It was a glorious struggle, but the competition was so keen that, by halftime, my heart was racing.

            I was, after all, in the middle of my own dramatic struggle against the powers of […]

Healing the Body Politic

 

Sometimes it takes a painful, physical experience to unlock an imprisoned mind.  It was early sunrise the day after our country’s birthday.  I had hardly slept a wink that night.  Now I was on my way to the hospital emergency room with my worried husband at the wheel.  Neck pain that seemed to escalate […]

Who Told You That You Were Naked?

This Sunday’s first reading is the familiar story of Adam and Eve and the “first sin” in Genesis 3.

The central verse is when God asks Adam, who, with Eve, is hiding from God,  where he is. Adam explains that he is fearful and hiding from God because he is naked. Then comes that profound […]