A Celebration of the Jesus Vision

by Thomas Moore on Dec 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM

People usually think of Christmas as a traditional and sentimental festival, but not as a...

Symbol of Joy

by Thomas Moore on Dec 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Christmas tree, so simple and yet so strange, is a natural symbol that speaks to many people...

Let Yourself Go

by Thomas Moore on Dec 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The excesses common during the Christmas season—too many gifts, too much partying, traveling...

Dark Days and Dark Moods

by Thomas Moore on Dec 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Dark days can mean dark moods. This natural turn of the seasons helps explain the timing of...

Don’t Lose the Wonder

by Thomas Moore on Dec 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

If you don’t have special times in your life that are liminal, that put the ordinary into...

Where Does Our Star Lead?

by Franciscan Media on Jan 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM

This wonder-inspiring power of the night sky is the backdrop to the traditional picture of the...

The Promise of the Christ Child

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

At our own birth, the child of Christmas is born in us. He is our spiritual potential. But we...

Imagine the Manger Under the Stars

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

Christmas honors what is possible in this world: the birth of a creature who can transform the...

Open Your Heart in Love

by Franciscan Media on Dec 24, 2017 5:45:00 AM

When some new possibility for your life stirs in you, something heretofore unknown and...

Embrace the Calm of Christmas

by Franciscan Media on Dec 21, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Many people feel an underlying anxiety due to world events and the challenges of getting along...