Author Archives: DWMAdmin

Everything depends on everything else 6/16/19

ShareWhen I’m being a pastoral presence to someone close to death, there’s a prayer that I always say: “Depart, Christian soul, in the name of the Father who created you, in the name of the Son who redeemed you, and … Continue reading

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Any time, any place…6/9/19

ShareYesterday, I reminisced with a friend about our young lives in NYC, our friends – so many gone, loves lost, the bar scene and of course dancing in The Stonewall. We have different recollections of “that” night. He reminded me … Continue reading

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On Being Nice ~ 6/1/19

ShareSometimes the world can seem like an unfriendly, cold, and even hostile place. There are times in our lives when inevitably we are overwhelmed with pain, grief, sorrow, and too many things that we don’t understand. Sometimes, it can be … Continue reading

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Ready or Not…here I come. 5/13/2019

Share Ready or not, here I come. Post-resurrection gospel stories are full of hope, new life and in my opinion a little bit of mischief. I can’t help but think that Jesus may have been having a little bit of fun … Continue reading

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Call today ~ 1-800- SET ASIDE 3/12/19

Share“1-800 Set Aside”  March9, 2019 The Christian church begins its observance of Lent contemplating Jesus’ forty day in the wilderness. Jesus, full of the Spirit, returned from the Jordan after being baptized …It seems to me that Jesus was pretty … Continue reading

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How’s your haal? 11/24/18

ShareIt seems to me that whenever I ask someone “how ya doing” the response usually includes “oh I’m so busy.” If the holidays aren’t enough to get “our busy” going consider all the distractions of everyday life…. emails, texts, appointments, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Direction ~ Interview Part II 11/18/18

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Letting Go is…10/24/18

ShareLetting go is not giving up. Whenever I begin to write, the first sentence is often the hardest. It’s about taking a deep breath, letting go and a whole lot of trust.  If I say nothing else, write not another … Continue reading

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Stumbling ~ A reflection on the Gospel of Mark 9:38-50 9/30/18

ShareStumbling… Reflection on the Gospel of Mark 9:38-50 September 30, 2018 You may not know this, but St. James is the patron saint of walkers, joggers and anyone who likes to run. I only learned about this last Christmas when … Continue reading

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Spiritual Direction ~ Interview Part 1 10/1618

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