27 Things I’m Grateful For (and a Litany for the Suffering)

Yesterday, I was in agony as a horrible migraine followed me from the night before throughout the day. After I was unable to keep any painkillers down, I was filled with that all-too-familiar sense of fear and dread: what if I feel like this for days? What if the migraine never goes away? How willContinue reading “27 Things I’m Grateful For (and a Litany for the Suffering)”

Our Suffering: the Shadow of His Hand

IG Recap: August 9th and 10th The Shadow Cast by His Hand “Is my gloom, after all,Shade of His hand, outstretched caressingly?” After meditating, I followed an urge to read The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson. The poem is compelling and beautiful, even if some of the theological points made near its conclusion areContinue reading “Our Suffering: the Shadow of His Hand”