When we are with our anam cara, there is no mask

When we are with our anam cara, there is no mask

In the Celtic tradition, there is a concept known as anam cara, which means “soul love” or “soul friend.” When we are with our anam cara, there is no mask, no pretense, nothing superficial. It is a friendship in which we feel truly understood, truly at home. With such...
An invitation to a holy Lent…

An invitation to a holy Lent…

Lent began yesterday, but, in truth, this past year has been a Lent for me, providing a prolonged period of examination that has allowed me to discern the difference between what is important and what I thought was important. It has also made me aware of the...
Comforting Source of Divine Energy

Comforting Source of Divine Energy

And Jesus came and said to them . . . “Remember, I am with you always to the end of the age.”—Matthew 28: 18, 20 Jesus’ final message to his followers is one of both protection and power. He, and therefore the Divine Spirit, is with us always—not just when we are...
Does Jesus Care?

Does Jesus Care?

“…they brought to him all who were sick or possessed with demons.” (Mark 1:32, NRSV) I love this early part of the Gospel according to Mark. The story of Jesus gathering his disciples, performing signs, and proclaiming the Good News, all happens in rapid succession....