Asleep or awake?

Jan. 17

1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19; Ps 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10; 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20; Jn 1:35-42

It was no smash hit at the box office, but like many films of this genre, Joe Versus the Volcano became somewhat of a 1990’s cult movie.  Tom Hank’s character is diagnosed with a “brain cloud” and given three months to live.  Trying to make the most of what time he has left, he eventually meets Meg Ryan as Patricia, and on one moonlit night, she tells him:  “My father says that almost the whole world is asleep. Everybody you know. Everybody you see. Everybod...

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Is 45:1, 4-6; Ps 96:1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10; 1 Thes 1:1-5B; Mt 22:15-21 After winding up our monthly dinner get-together, enjoying sips of espres… Read more

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Although I have never appeared on Iron Chef nor landed a guest spot on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, I consider myself a bit of a … Read more

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How often have many of us expressed, in the midst of some bewilderment, despair, or long-suffering, the exasperated sentiment spoken by the vi… Read more

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