Forty days of complete social isolation is not the ideal way to grow closer to God!
Celebrating a season of growth and opportunity, not punishment!
Making the distinction between forgiveness and reconciliation.
Luke’s less-familiar (and more-challenging?) list of Beatitudes
Even when the way is unclear, we still have to put one foot in front of the other.
It’s not just what we receive; it’s also about our obligation to share with other people!
We just have to be open to the blessings all around us!
God wants us to be happy, but we can’t fathom all the possible pathways to happiness on our own!
In every family, things can go wrong even when nobody means to do anything wrong!
“When everything is said and done, we are infinitely loved.”
Asking some local theologians to help me with the homily tonight!