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The Umbrella by the Door

The Umbrella by the Door (2008) The man kept an umbrella by the door. It had a heavy wooden handle and a deep green canopy. It was a constant companion … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Searching for Mr. Tumnus

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meticulous Grace

  I tumble into the car on a frosty morning, tired and stressed and in the throes of writing an essay that is already late.  And the water on my windshield … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Child Will Lead

At the vigil Mass for Mary, Mother of God, I took communion, sat, and closed my eyes.  I rested in the sound of many shuffling steps and bulky coats, a pile … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

In the Silent Hours of the Night, Bless the Lord

It’s 3 a.m. and there is a sliver of a moon outside.  It is so quiet.  I’ve taken to enjoying moments like this since I read an article titled “The … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lily that did not Mind Death

In order to walk to class, I tumble through a tangled garden path and descend the hill behind our house.  The landscape is neglected and precarious, but I have mastered … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roman Thoughts: Bad Pictures of the Pope

I was excited to grab a shot of the new Holy Father at this week’s Wednesday audience.  But the photos did not go so well.  Here the two best shots: … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roman Thoughts: On Confessing in Another Language

I am chaperoning a high school trip to Rome this week.  First, let me say how wonderful it is to see teenagers phoneless and agape. Anyway. The first church we … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Treat a Woman (You’re Working With)

I posted this a couple years ago.  It has come to mind recently as I grit my teeth and try to get through the day.  I decided that for men … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pope Culture

I have adopted a cardinal of my very own, Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko of Poland. It’s a big responsibility, but I think I’m ready.  I will pray for him during the … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 4 Comments
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