Tag Archives: Jerusalem

A Different Kind of Memorial Day

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow love…. — Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi Pope Francis gets my vote for the most refreshing and inspiring world leader of the year. He … Continue reading

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When You Have Arrived

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag “Wow. This is it. I am really here!” Or “It really looks just like that!” When was the last time you had either of those thoughts? A few … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage, Vision Quest, Renewal

You don’t choose a life, dad. You live one. –Daniel (Emilio Estevez), “The Way” Traveling for spiritual enlightenment is an ancient discipline. The only episode of Jesus’ childhood reported in the gospels occurs during his family’s annual trip to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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