Leisure Is a Virtue

by David Steindl-Rast on Jan 22, 2019 5:00:00 AM

We tend to think that the opposite of work is leisure. Leisure is not the opposite of work; play...

Advent Is Construction Season

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The call of Advent is clear. From both the prophet Isaiah and John the Baptist, we hear, “Make...

Let the Lord Enter Your Life

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Pope Francis has proven to be a trusted guide in dealing with the stress of the Christmas season...

Everything Is Gift

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Gratefulness strengthens a sense of belonging. There is no closer bond than the one which...

Take a Step Back

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We are constantly surrounded by advertising in a growing variety of forms. Ads creep into nearly...

Take Nothing for Granted

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Gratefulness brings joy to my life. How could I find joy in what I take for granted? So I stop...

Growing in Mindfulness

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Is there a method for cultivating mindfulness? Yes, there are many methods. The one I have...

Prayer: Singing God's Song

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Our heart is a highly sensitive receiver; it can listen through all our senses. Whatever we...

The Key to a Joy-filled Life

by David Steindl-Rast on Nov 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM

Joy goes beyond happiness. Joy is the happiness that does not depend on what happens. It springs...

Do Not Squander This Day

by Paula D'Arcy on Nov 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Do not squander this day, say the mystics. Leave being right behind you, let it go, let it go,...