Love Is Never Abstract

by Franciscan Media on Oct 10, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Love can never be general or abstract—it is only concrete and particular. What we know of other...

We Exist in a World of Gift

by Franciscan Media on Oct 6, 2017 5:45:00 AM

When we exist in a world of gift, in which we ourselves are given, then our own labors must be...

A Sabbath Reminder

by Franciscan Media on Oct 1, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Though a garden should be cultivated, its soil tended and sowed toward flourishing, weeded and...

Work Done Well Brings Us into Wholeness

by Franciscan Media on Sep 16, 2017 5:45:00 AM

It is in work that we find the test of our relationship to the creation because work is the...

Finding Fulfillment by Embracing Our Limits

by Franciscan Media on Sep 13, 2017 5:45:00 AM

To be humble, to accept our limits, is to find the grounding for our becoming fulfilled. It is a...

Sabbath Frees Us from the Anxiety of Achievement

by Franciscan Media on Sep 10, 2017 5:45:00 AM

If we are to recover what it means to be a creature, to live a given life in a given world, then...

Included in the Kingdom of God

by Franciscan Media on Aug 25, 2017 5:45:00 AM

The Kingdom of God is a place where all is not only included but connected, whether we know it...

Culture Brings Us Together for Healing

by Franciscan Media on Aug 23, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Culture connects us to a history, not merely as an assortment of past facts, but as an...

Honor the Sabbath

by Franciscan Media on Jul 2, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Like so much of Wendell Berry’s writing and ideas, it is easy to be captured by the vision but...

Give Love, Gather Love

by Franciscan Media on Jun 26, 2017 5:45:00 AM

To love, we must be able to enact love, and we must be able to do it day in and day out in our...