A Playlist for Your Easter Journey

A Playlist for Your Easter Journey

Lent is easier than Easter. The struggle of life, a gnawing sense of our own inadequacy, the patience of everyday life–these Lenten themes are not a stretch for the mind. Incompleteness and wandering in the wilderness are the very taste of the ordinary. Easter,...
Approaching the Passion, draw close to Jesus

Approaching the Passion, draw close to Jesus

Life without God feels cold. The times I have felt the most numb were the ones when I chose to be distant from the divine; running away from the source of warmth. On Good Friday, the invitation is to be close to Jesus during his Passion, a time of deep suffering and...
I heard the voice of God in jail

I heard the voice of God in jail

The following reflection is part of our “Jesuit 101” series, celebrating the Ignatian Year. This piece helps us to better understand the concepts of consolation and desolation from the Spiritual Exercises. To learn more, check out our explainer article: “Jesuit 101:...
Music Release: See the Light

Music Release: See the Light

When I was on the thirty day retreat, I woke up to something that I had been implicitly denying: Jesus loves me. It may seem comical to sit in silence for thirty days and realize this piece of third grade theology. But I didn’t just know it, I felt the truth of it...
Music Release: Heart Beat

Music Release: Heart Beat

I thought I knew what “Heart Beat” was about when I wrote it last summer. The truth is: I had no clue. This is an experience I have with most of my songs. As I craft the music and draft the lyrics, bits and pieces come together and a whole begins to emerge.  I feel a...