I have been working hard for years to stay in some semblance of physical shape. I do core exercises and walk at least three miles every day, lift weights three times a week, and try to be careful about what
A 1997 silent retreat at a Jesuit retreat center in Atlanta was transforming for me. In those two days, the Holy Spirit impressed on me in a new and powerful way the fact of my Father’s unconditional love for me.
For the last two years, most mothers have been forced to stay inside for Mother’s Day. Now that they can finally go out on this special day, the Wall Street Journal has some suggestions for gifts they need. It’s perhaps
Yesterday afternoon I was reading through news reports looking for updates on the crisis in Ukraine when five other stories caught my eye. First, climatological spring began Tuesday with a coast-to-coast warmup to mark the occasion. A high-pressure system is
My annual physical exam was last Friday. The doctors now know more about me than doctors in previous generations could have imagined knowing. From computer scans to blood tests, heart monitors, stress tests, and dermatological exams, every part of my
Next to the Bible, the most important book in my life is C. S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity. I still have in my library the copy I was given in high school. It is held together with a rubber band because
I was walking in our neighborhood recently as our area began to thaw from days of ice and snow. Most of the streets were safe to walk, but shaded areas continued to be coated with ice even though the temperature