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Tag: life

No Daylight to Separate Us

There is no us and them — “there is no daylight to separate us — there’s only us.” We belong to each other.

“Sometimes it’s necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness.” Galway Kinnell In his book, “Tattoos on the Heart,” Father Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles writes, “The wrong idea has taken root in the world. And… Read More

Oh How Much Great in the Small

“Oh, how much great in the small!” are words that well up in my soul as I ponder the miracle of life.

What is it about a tiny baby that reduces a man to a babbling, infantile being spewing gibberish and nonsense like he’s lost his mind? This happens to me daily any time I see one of the four babies living here at Mercy House or whenever I spend time with my five-month-old grandson.