The Uncluttered Life

When we travel, we make a mental list of all the things we will need: our toothbrush, pajamas, passport, iPad, breviary, jacket—the list goes on and on. But Jesus seems more worried about the disciples taking too much rather than forgetting something important. What is the deal here? Why does Jesus insist on this radical […]

Let Yourself Be Surprised

God constantly surprises us, he bursts our categories, he wreaks havoc with our plans. And he tells us: trust me, do not be afraid, let yourself be surprised, leave yourself behind and follow me! —Pope Francis —from his homily on Sunday, October 13, 2013 —Read the entire homily and also his beautiful reflection on Mary […]