The Parable of the Talents challenges our attitudes about money and along the way, transforms us from hoarders to healers.
Proverbs 31 isn’t a blueprint for womanhood. It’s a passage that’s been misinterpreted to make women feel like their best is never good enough.
Doers get a bad rap. But in our identity-obsessed culture, simply doing things we love beats trying to become anything.
Children’s author Beverly Cleary believes that kids need the freedom to enjoy life. Guess what? Grown-ups need the same thing.
The lilies are wilted and the candy stash is running low. But Easter isn’t over at my house — and it’s not over at yours, either.
The politics of prayer isn’t about Republicans and Democrats. If you’re doing it right, prayer is about the politics of the kingdom of God.
As you read this week’s passage, consider the voices of the Pharisees and the crowd. What do they tell you about Jesus, power and mob mentality?
Generosity is about more than writing checks to good causes. In John 12:1-8, Jesus serves up a scandalous glimpse of what generosity really looks like.
Your life is boring. So is mine. The desert fathers and mothers called boredom the “noonday demon.” Here’s how to beat it before it beats you.
In this week’s passage, Jesus uses the characters of a fox and a hen in the most surprising of ways and teaches us that it’s not a bad thing to be a chicken.
Ash Wednesday is good for the soul. If you don’t normally observe Ash Wednesday, here are a few reasons why now is a good time to start.
Peter wasn’t one to be mindful of the moment. He was more of a doer than a thinker. He was one to act now and repent later. How many of us are like Peter?
In Luke 4:21-30, we see why Pope Francis has named this year a Jubilee Year of Mercy and called for a “Revolution of Tenderness.”
In Luke 4:14-21, Jesus misreads a passage from Isaiah — shaming the haters and confronting the Pharisee hiding inside each of us.
Who doesn’t enjoy an open bar? In this passage we see Jesus save the day at the wedding at Cana.
Baptism by fire sounds scary. But when you add the Holy Spirit to the mix, it becomes a catalyst for personal transformation.
Not all light brings life. But this week’s passage reminds us that the Incarnation brought light and life to drive out the darkness in our world.
In Luke 2:41-52, we see our first glimpse of Jesus the rebel. Here’s what the boy Jesus can teach us about the importance of breaking the rules.
When people let you down, you can either wallow in self-pity or turn your disappointment into spiritual strength. Here’s how …
The Magnificat is God’s great reversal, a statement that turns the established order upside down and announces a day of justice for the poor and oppressed.