Jesus anguishes with us

There is a famous and troubling scripture passage in Luke 12 in which Jesus tells His followers that becoming part of all that His coming to earth is destined to accomplish means some real pain in relationships, especially with those whom we love most dearly.  He speaks about it as though it were inevitable, and […]

God’s Hand Holds You

A passage from a 17th century spiritual director, Fenelon, will begin this series of blog posts concerning praying for our loved ones.  This passage speaks to our own hearts and minds as we are tempted to become anxious about the circumstances in which we live, especially in relation to those we love.  My suggestion is […]