If I Was King for Just One Day

It would be kind of awesome to be a king or queen! Absolute rule, untold wealth, and people answering your every beck and call are things that wouldn’t be half bad. Of course, I would be a benevolent monarch and I would hope that all my subjects would love me. They could cheer me as … Continue reading If I Was King for Just One Day

Don’t Forget Your Glasses / Everyday Stewardship

As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind man, the son of Timaeus, sat by the roadside begging. On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, son of David, have pity on me." And many rebuked him, telling him to … Continue reading Don’t Forget Your Glasses / Everyday Stewardship

Stewardship of the Mind

When I was in high school I attended a weekly youth meeting where we would discuss the role of God in our lives and support one another in the journey of faith. In addition to other activities, each week we would have to share about what we did that week in terms of studying our faith. … Continue reading Stewardship of the Mind

Everyday Stewardship / Don’t Quit

Then many of his disciples who were listening said, “This saying is hard; who can accept it?” Since Jesus knew that his disciples were murmuring about this, he said to them, “Does this shock you? What if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to where he was before? It is the spirit … Continue reading Everyday Stewardship / Don’t Quit

A Case of Maturity

Yesterday, I posted on my Facebook page and tweeted about Ryan Broyles, the Detroit Lion wide receiver who despite a multi-million dollar NFL contract, lives with his wife on a yearly budget of $60,000. Broyles met with a financial advisor when he was first drafted and then decided he would invest and save most of … Continue reading A Case of Maturity

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

In this blog, I am charged with keeping the main thing, the main thing, as are my guest bloggers. We reflect quite frequently on the process of conversation, everyday spirituality, and a stewardship way of life. There are many books and articles out there about parish engagement, rebuilding community, and creating a dynamic faith environment. But we … Continue reading Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

Everyday Stewardship / 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

For the love of Christ impels us, once we have come to the conviction that one died for all; therefore, all have died. He indeed died for all, so that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised. Consequently, from now on we … Continue reading Everyday Stewardship / 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time