It is not the healthy who need a doctor…

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” (Mk 2:17) It has been commonplace in our culture now for years to insist that we human beings are okay, just as we are. As is…

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When it comes crashing down…

Sometimes, it all comes crashing down. When it does, we can perhaps take solace knowing that it’s happened before, to people in our family better than us (and worse), with more (and less) on the line. The family of faith knows about loss and grief. The Psalmist, after extolling the…

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