Like Olive Trees

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity of traveling to the Holy Land.

It was our first day there and we found ourselves in the Garden of Gethsemane.

And I must admit, I began to fall apart.

Drop the Stones

So the summer of my junior year of high school, I began working at Kohl’s Department store.

It was my first real job and was eager to prove myself.

So when this gentlemen came in the door, I was ready.

It’s All God’s Turf

So a few weeks ago, a parishioner after Mass was chatting with me.  And in our conversation, she looked at me and said, "I don’t know how you do it.  I could never work with high school students. I just don’t get them. But it is obvious you understand them."

Her comment stuck with me.