Patrick Day

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Friday, February 23rd, 2018

WHEN THE DISCIPLES, overearnest as ever, asked Jesus who was the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, Jesus pulled a child out of the crowd and said the greatest in the kingdom of heaven were people like this (Matthew 18:1-4). Two thousand years of homiletic sentimentalizing to the contrary notwithstanding, Jesus was not being sentimental. He was […]

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Below a Time WHAT CHILD, WHILE summer is happening, bothers to think much that summer will end? What child, when snow is on the ground, stops to remember that not long ago the ground was snowless? It is by its content rather than its duration that a child knows time, by its quality rather than […]

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Where Your Feet Take You “THE WAY I UNDERSTOOD it,” she says, “you were supposed to devote these talks to religious matters. Incarnation and Grace and Salvation were some of the noble words you used.” I say that feet are very religious too. She says that’s what you think. I say that if you want […]

Friday, October 14th, 2016

  ETERNITY Eternity is not endless time or the opposite of time. It is the essence of time. If you spin a pinwheel fast enough, all its colors blend into a single color — white — which is the essence of all the colors of the spectrum combined. If you spin time fast enough, time-past, […]