What did Elijah hear after the wind, earthquake and fire? Maybe nothing.

The lectionary says Elijah heard “a tiny whispering sound,” the RSV translates it “the still small voice.”  What was it that Elijah heard on Mount Horeb?  It turns out, maybe nothing. That’s right.  Utter and complete silence. Let me explain. This Sunday, our first reading is the famous story of Elijah’s encounter with God on Mount […]

Did your Cathedral make the cut?

USA Today published it's Top Ten Cathedrals in the U.S. Did yours make the list? I was sorry to see Salt Lake City's Cathedral of the Madeleine didn't make their cut. I've attached a photo of it by Rich Legg to this post. It is even more remarkable when you consider it was built in […]

I hope you suffer from Parrhesia, more on the Our Father prayer

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In my last post, I spoke about the inexhaustible riches that can me mined from the Our Father prayer. I proposed three “invitations” at the heart of this pre-eminent prayer. The first was the Invitation to Purification. In this post we will look at two more invitations: http://biblestudyforcatholics.com/re-think-our-father-three-invitations-2/   Posted with Blogsy

One understands oneself to be addressed [by God] through events … A person replies through the speech of his life; he answers with his actions. Events in daily life can be interpreted as a dialogue with God.” – Ian Barbour

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

An amazingly insightful book that you can immediately apply to every area of your personal and professional life.

Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done. It doesn’t mean just doing less for the sake of less either. It is about making the wisest possible investment of your time and energy in order to operate at our highest point of contribution by doing only what is essential.

Greg Mckeown, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, pg. 6.

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The Joy of the Gospel

Date: August 15, 2014—August 17, 2014
Event: Diaconate Inservice, Diocese of Boise
Sponsor: Diocese of Boise, Office of the Diaconate
Venue: St. Mary's Catholic Church
Location: Moscow, ID
Public: Private

Begin Again

Its been said, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”  Thank you for your patience as I redesign my website over the next few weeks.  Please don’t hesitate to contact me with your questions or queries at gen215.org@gmail.com