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  • Sparrows and the Loving Eye of God

    “The object of my school is to is to show how many extraordinary things even a lazy and ordinary man may see if he can spur himself to the single activity of seeing.” — G. K. Chesterton,¬†Tremendous Trifles   The outdoor birds keep the residents of this domicile entertained with their buoyant tunes and backyard games. Birdwatching is fun. Just…

  • The Good Shepherd

    The crowd said to Jesus: “What sign can you do, that we may see and believe in you? What can you do? Our ancestors ate manna in the desert, as it is written: He gave them bread from heaven to eat.” So Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave the bread…

  • Heaven as Home

    Amidst the pain and suffering of life, and even in the good times, when we might slip into a mode of forgetting about the Last Things, it is good to remember that this world is not our home. Literature and music have historically reminded us of this truth. Jesus said, in his Farewell Discourse to his disciples, that he was…