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US Refugees Seek Asylum in Canada

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  In ancient times, there was a maniacal man ruling the country. Afraid that the people would rise up and challenge his rule, he ordered families to be terrorized. One family fled. After traveling countless miles, the family ended up in a place of safety. The country they left further descended into chaos.   In […]

Thank You: A Prayer in Crisis

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  The natural birth of Lucas was amazing. Madeleine was a little slower to make her appearance. Emily was experiencing contraction after contraction and nothing was happening. After close to four hours, I noticed something dripping on the floor. I don’t know why, but I assumed that it was water for a moment. When I […]

Jose Antonio Vargas at ImagiNATION: Immigration

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Once there was a couple with a young son who were forced to flee their homeland. Throughout the treacherous journey, the family wrestled mightily to finish the trip. Upon arrival, the family struggled to adapt to their new surroundings. The language and customs were so different from their home. People would often stare and make […]

The Ethics of Our Table: Jesus and Meat

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Outside during the visit, everyone enjoys playing fetch with the family dog.  When the host of the house whistles for the dog to come around back, no one pays attention.  A few hours later, everyone gathers at the dinner table and prepares for a great feast.  After a prayer asking God’s blessing on the meal […]

The Withered Hand, The Undivided Heart and The Undistracted Church

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  There was a man with a withered hand.  Jesus approached the man with the withered hand and asked him to extend it.  In an instance…the withered hand was healed.   Fortunately or unfortunately depending on your purview, I think Jesus is a secondary character in this episode.  The main character is the man with […]

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