Job has the well-deserved reputation as a complainer. Throwing up his hands, he whines to God, “How long is this misery going to lasts, this drudgery, these troubled nights.” (Job 7:1-7)
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God’s Call is a theme that runs all through the Scriptures. Where does God’s call occur and to what does it summon us?
There’s a phrase which often enough appears in stories having to do with someone coming up against his or her limits.
The Christmas gospel from St. Luke starts out on a theme of power, the political power of an absolute ruler, Caesar Augustus.
I read an account of a high school boy who had, as the story title put it, “Made it Easier to be Honest.”
One of my favorite words, both because of the way it sounds and what it connotes, is “nudge”
We’ve all heard the term “mood music.” It refers to the power music has to set a tone, move us through different feeling states.
“God” is not just another word, but rather the designation of the overflowing reality at the heart of everything.
In his unaffected way, he was voicing a truth that runs across the whole length of the Bible and all down the avenues of our faith: “I give help because I have been helped.”
One of the favorite images seen all through the Scriptures is the feast, the sumptuous banquet overflowing, as Isaiah pictures it, with “juicy, rich food and choice wines.”
Certainly the words and actions of such groups are meant to proclaim God’s Kingdom, but their very collaboration is itself an announcement of the Message.
There is the Jesuit one-word motto, “magis,” the Latin for “more,” meant to remind them that God is always “more than,” always greater. But greater than what?