Unemployed and Disheartened

I spent the past year sending applications out. Job opening in the religious sector? Lay people eligible to apply? Master degree in theology preferred? No driver's license necessary? If you came across these words on a LinkedIn or CatholicJobs posting, then there is a good chance I sent in my materials. Campus minister. Theology teacher. … Continue reading Unemployed and Disheartened

July 14th, 2019

DEUTERONOMY 30, COLOSSIANS 1, AND  LUKE 10 I've decided that I don't need these theological reflections to be brilliant. When I uploaded one the other day, I was doused with anxiety. Not because I am hesitant to let other people know my thoughts, but because I set a standard for myself that is not unlike … Continue reading July 14th, 2019

July 9th, 2019

Genesis 32 and Matthew 9 As I attempt to do any theological reflection, I always pray for focus. Focus, first and foremost, on the words of Sacred Scripture. I ask the Holy Spirit for blinders; the strength to ignore the compulsions that urge me to check my phone notifications, change seating positions, refill my mug, … Continue reading July 9th, 2019