Tag Archives: Fr. Thomas Keating

Prayer Advice That Doesn’t Work For Parents

29 Jan

Back in high school, I was debating whether I should take calculus during my senior year. I hated math, but loved my grade point average – and high-level math courses offered a good way, in theory at least, to keep it up. “What do you think?” I asked a teacher who had watched me struggle […]


He’s the Vine. We’re the Tomatoes.

22 Jan

Weekday mornings are rarely pretty in the Martin household. From the moment the kids stagger into the kitchen 15 minutes behind schedule already, we careen toward our 7:30 departure like a puppy skidding on hardwood floors. There’s the constant prodding for the kids to fix their own breakfasts, the sudden discovery of homework assignments left […]