Deacon Michael

February 10, 2015

Step by step with God

I smiled this morning when I read Jon Acuff’s post, Stop trying to make “perfect decisions. I immediately thought of how I’ve been living the discernment […]
November 25, 2014

As Ferguson Burned

“If you want peace work for justice.” – Pope Paul VI I didn’t sleep well last night. As I tried, buildings and cars in a city […]
October 20, 2014

Focus for the week? Love.

Often on a Monday morning (or over a weekend), I’ll spend some time considering the “Biggest Rock” I want to focus on in my work week […]
October 17, 2014
God’s Wheat
“I am God’s wheat, and I am to be ground by the teeth of wild beasts, so that I may become the pure bread of Christ.” […]
October 17, 2014

Give to God [29th Sunday, Year A]

“Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” – Matthew 22:21b Pay to the world what is the world’s, and to […]
October 13, 2014

North Star: Steady and Consistent

This morning on an early morning flight, I opened the window shade just as we started our descent to land. It was early in the morning, […]
October 10, 2014

Prayers for the Start of a Journey

For more than ten years – since I re-met my wife, started dating her, realized my vocation to marriage with her, and started a family with […]
October 7, 2014

The Rosary: My Weapon of Choice

If I tell you I’m going to pray for you or your intention, you should know that more than likely, in my mind’s eye, I see […]
October 7, 2014

Psalm 51:17

Lord, you will open my lips; and my mouth will proclaim your praise. …it begins each day’s Liturgy of the Hours, and it begins the new […]