Thanksgiving Reflection: The Fragility of Life and Gratitude

By Joe LaGuardia – A Thanksgiving reflection. Reflecting on the fragility of life and the significance of gratitude, the poet of Psalm 39 wrote, “Hear my prayer, O Lord . . . for I am your passing guest, a sojourner, like my ancestors” (v. 12). This author is not alone in facing the finality ofContinue reading “Thanksgiving Reflection: The Fragility of Life and Gratitude”

Bearing witness to the life of Mary Lumus

It is common for people to skip the book of Numbers when they read through the Bible. ¬†After all, it seems that, chapter after chapter, the book gives a dry and droll account of the families, clans, and tribes of Israel. What seems like a boring list to us, however, was very meaningful to theContinue reading “Bearing witness to the life of Mary Lumus”