Ya’ Gotta Have Faith

December 27, 2016

This year, on Christmas day, if you were relying on trending news stories alone, you might think the most important thing happening in the world was that the lead singer of Wham, George Michael, had died at the young age of 53. Don’t get me wrong here, it’s sad that Michael died, especially on Christmas day, and especially so early.  I know he was a celebrity and that his death…


When Your Wine Glass Is Empty

December 19, 2016

  As a tumultuous 2016 quickly draws to a close—a year wrought with political vitriol, unprecedented violence between police and the citizenry, international humanitarian crises, and a shortage of hatchimals, we need our Mother more than ever. Let us turn to her in these final days of Advent and ask her to intercede on behalf of our country. Where do we get this concept of Mary as advocate and intercessor?…