Tag: God

The Gift of Truth

We humans are wonderful creatures, yet we have significant limitations. We can be either in this location or that one, but not in both at once; go up or down the stairs but not in opposite directions at the same time; see as far as our vision...

To Him, All are Alive!

Our readings for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time are tailor-made to strengthen our faith in the resurrection. It must be our conviction that this life on earth is only the first chapter of a life that will never end, that cannot end for those who...

Bigger Telescope, Bigger God

Have you seen the latest images from the James Webb Space Telescope? Simply beautiful. This telescope is an amazing feat in science and engineering. “Nova” on PBS has a very good documentary on the challenges of placing a telescope one-million miles...

Changing Perceptions of God and Self

If members of my generation were asked the following questions when they were in their 20s, here is how I believe most of them would have answered: Do you believe in God...

Remembering God

We are living in a world wherein there is a pathology of memory. How much we have become liable to forget the good that was done to us! No wonder that we have become so pessimistic, tragic and, to a certain degree, narcissists...

The Hand of God

I don’t think one has to be a mystic or even a serious thinker to see the hand of God at work in daily life. God’s presence is ubiquitous and whispering softly to those willing to listen to His voice. I have two very recent examples of His...

The Big Amen

For a long time, I have erroneously referred to the book and movies, derived from the late Swedish author Stieg Larssons, as The Girl with the Butterfly Tattoo. Of course, everyone knows it is Dragon, instead of Butterfly. If I had butterflies on...