Adolf Hitler spent a fortune in 1936 to buy a painting and hang it in his office. A secluded isle, surrounded by the boundless mysterious sea, is approached by a […]
We might just learn that we live in a universe more gracious and more benevolent than we thought, a place of discipline and hard work but also of little surprises and opportunities just around the corner, a reality being redeemed by providence, generosity, and grace. Even for bank robbing small time crooks.
The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C died on Thursday, February 26, at the age of 97. Fr. Ted, as he was known, served as the president of the University of Notre […]
“Look at that!” To my surprise, there was a check in my mailbox last week. It usually contains only bills to be paid and pizza delivery flyers. Twice a year […]
In a lecture at Harvard University, 1993’s Nobel Prize in literature recipient Toni Morrison once explored the theme of good and evil in recent literature. Morrison narrated her interest in […]
“The distance between self-confidence and arrogance is almost imperceptible. That time arrogance dominated me and taught me a lesson I would never forget.” So concludes a chapter of Jack, the […]
Laughter is a problem. Yes it is, don’t laugh at me. It may be a problem larger than suffering, larger than evil, larger than a moon made of fingernails, and […]