THE GREAT ENLIVENING

“Just a little bit farther…” Hannah says as she grabs my foot and places it in my hand. I feel all of my muscles stretching deeply from my shoulder through my...

Dear friends and family, To those near and far, We’re sending our love To wherever you are! May today be a day Where pleasures abound. May you drink in the sights, the...

He’s just standing there on the edge of the cliff, about forty feet above the crashing waves, staring majestically off into the horizon. His slender grey body and long legs are...

He is gangly, unkempt and expressionless. Over a camouflaged jacket are slung a few bags, carrying what I imagine is everything he owns. I’ve seen a lot of homeless people in...

“Hmm, that’s weird… the gas light is on again,” I mumble to myself. I just filled up the tank two hours ago, and I’ve only driven about 250 miles. Normally a...

I took a few steps back and surveyed the mountain of bags, boxes and baskets that filled the driveway. “There’s no way we have this much stuff…” I muttered to myself....

Yeah, me too. So, that’s what I’m doing. It’s been a long and unexpected journey to get to this point. A devout Catholic, successful military officer, turned full-time missionary, I branched...

It was a warm summer evening in Norfolk, Virginia.  The soft buzzing sounds in the air told me that several flies had made their way into the house and were driving...