The Common Good

Results for The Hungry Spirit

Happy 100th to the Holy Rollers!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Many pentecostals trace their spiritual heritage to the Azusa Street revival. April marked t ...

The Great Silence
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Lent invites us to a 'tranquil listening of the heart.' Europeans were muting the ...

Prayer: It Does a Body Good
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Prayer can literally change our brain. For 15 years the Dalai Lama—whose title means Ocean o ...

Rabble Rousing
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

to be processed. Everyone was given the option of either a court appearance or a $75 fine. My arrest slip ...

The Work Ethic
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Through work we not only transform the world, we are transformed ourselves. ...

The Virtuous Circle
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The ancient virtues help us to know God more intimately. Ryan Wiedmaier has ...

Men Only?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The first woman-led Muslim prayer service in New York City received bomb threats and had to change locations. ...

When the Gospel Gets Under Your Skin
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger It's the lives of our saints, not their deaths, that teach us about faith. ...

Kids in the Crosshairs
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger 'It's hard to see your apartment building closed for a Starbucks to move in.' ...

The Sense of Touch
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In Jesus' life, touch was vibrantly political. Elias Canetti opens his ...

Nonviolence in Najaf?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Will we recognize an Islamic peace movement when we see it? The BBC headline ...

The Sabbath Sweet Spot
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Don't 'whistle while you work'; just whistle because it makes you happy. ...

Eucharist in an Election Year
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger What is hiding behind the flag of 'moral decency'? It' ...

Falling and Rising
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jesus was not "cured of death." He kept fidelity with life. I star ...

Gody Sanchez' Vision From God
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Can we talk about leaf blowers? Can we talk about leaf blowers? They are the salvation and bane of suburbia. If you live in a city wit ...

Out Where the Psalms Are Sung
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger 'His grave is out past the cedar tree," says the woman in the abbey gift shop. It is an icy Monday morning on ...

Keeping and Eye on Things
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 11:10am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger When I want to see live gospel stories, I go to the Amoco station at 14th and Euclid in my Washington, D.C. neighborhoo ...

Magnificent Desolation, Agonizing Love
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger I need an incarnation more powerful than the hell of the daily headlines. I am sitting in ...

Damnation Will Not Be Televised
Originally Posted: 07/14/2014 - 9:50am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger "Do you believe in hell?" a friend asked. "Do you believe in hell?" a f ...

The First Cup Is for The Guest
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Holy leisure and radical hospitality are necessary components for surviving the vicissitudes of empire. ...

Getting Our Gaze Back
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Is daydreaming a dose of self-medication in a data-processed world? My office window faces ...

My House, At Last, Grown Still
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Into the formless void comes the "night of the spirit." It is three in the morni ...

Being John the Baptist
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger What follows is an imprecise, and likely inaccurate, interpretation of the prologue to the gospel of Mark. ...

Stopping by a Red Light on a Weekday Evening
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger At the corner of 14th and Euclid Streets NW in Washington, D.C., many evenings at sunset, the Domino's deliveryman ...

Digging up Franco's Bones
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Is breaking the silence always a good thing? For more than 50 years, Isabel Gonzalez, 84, h ...

Striving to be 'Number Zero'
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger At Wimbledon in 2002, tennis great Serena Williams was asked how it felt to be number one in the world. ...

Road Trippin'
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 10:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Are we there yet? Here are answers to some of the Frequently Asked Questions about travelin ...

Managing the Erotic Life
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 10:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In Boston, more Catholic priests made the news as serial pedophiles. In California, two pastors got 4 million hits in a ...

Pursuing the Secret of Joy
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 10:02am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Comparing Hasidic and Christian spirituality, a rabbi once said, "There is no joy in Christianity." ...

The Silence of Cain
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Are we cannon fodder in a cosmic war of good and evil? In the nightly news, President Bush ...

An Advent Meditation
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 11:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger This is to all who serve on the human front, wearing any mask that will get you home. A word: While we are all dying to ...

A Devout Meditation in Memory of Timothy McVeigh
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger We killed McVeigh to make it clear that he was not like us. One of the most disturbing facts ...

Columbine, Kudzu, and a Colt .45
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested 'Columbine' used to refer to a mountain wildflower. Now it conjures up a national tragedy of teens killi ...

Let My Pharaoh Go!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested Just when I become practiced in the art of waving my fist and demanding my rights, I get a divine yank. ...

Revenge or Mercy?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested The last time Jake saw his mother, he spit on her. My best, and worst, feeling is regr ...

Eyes Wide Open
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested "You don't know what it's like to have a husband, small children, and a congregation. There's ...