It's been over a week since the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. How do we heal from these unspeakable tragedies? Brother Christopher has some words of comfort to help us in that journey.
I was going to be the best mother. I would blow everyone away with my mothering skills—most of all my husband, who, amid his longing for fatherhood, carried the ominous expectation that it would be the weight to finally completely cripple him with anxiety. Luckily, I knew my motherhood would render parenting our first child a breeze. He’d be ready for six more in no time.
Clare of Assisi was a revolutionary woman. Born into nobility, Clare was hampered by a rigid Medieval social structure. But she dared to step outside of that structure and live a life of humility, poverty, and service. Her life created a movement that lives and breathes to this day.
Read LK 12:32-48 Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom. Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven that no thief can reach nor moth destroy. For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.