Category Archives: Poor

He Said, “When someone steals …”

“When someone steals a person’s clothes, we call him a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat hanging … Continue reading

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Called to Do the Impossible

When Jesus sent his disciples out on mission, he told them to be poor, to take nothing with them. And he told them to do things that were impossible for them to do all by themselves. So it is for … Continue reading

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"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste."

I was driving into work the other day, and I was listening to my local NPR station for most of the trip. (I used to always listen, but beginning the first of the year I have been using most of … Continue reading

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Denying the Ressurection

Peter Rollins brought me to the verge of tears … Without equivocation or hesitation I fully and completely admit that I deny the resurrection of Christ. This is something that anyone who knows me could tell you, and I am … Continue reading

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A Franciscan Blessing

“May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression and exploitation of people, so that you may … Continue reading

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Being Poor

Recently my boss passed along an interesting entry on a blog called “Whatever”. I read through the post which enumerated many one liners starting with “Being poor is …” As I read it I remember times in my life when … Continue reading

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