The Common Good

Results for God's love

An Aching Heart
Originally Posted: 05/19/2014 - 10:55am | Type: Blog

We all know heartache. It’s one of our shared experiences. We love someone, and our hearts ache with them and for them at times. We all know heartache. It’s one of our shared exp ...

The Bouquet
Originally Posted: 03/27/2012 - 2:41pm | Type: Blog

“God doesn’t loves us as a flower but as a bouquet.” Most every Sunday Ruth or Lily Janousek hands me a drawing on the way out the door. I have quite a collection. Lily and Rut ...

Why I’m Single But Excited About This Valentine’s Day
Originally Posted: 02/13/2012 - 12:43pm | Type: Blog

This week is Valentine’s Day, the bane of singles and Scrooges everywhere. I’m just as single this year as every other year — and, indeed, even older than in previous years, which is scary — but for the first ...

A Prayer For The Christmas Season
Originally Posted: 11/25/2011 - 10:53am | Type: Blog

Lord God, I want to stay for a while in Christmas where hope is something I can cradle to my chest. I want to dwell here where music sings the promise of love, reminding me of those Mary moments in my life whe ...

Thanks(giving) Be To God!
Originally Posted: 11/23/2011 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

When I reflect on the events of the last year, it is precisely that — the epic blessing of the unexpected — that fills my soul with gratitude. For as long as I can remember, Than ...