“A doctrine that would exist like a nature reserve, separated from the daily world of faith, would be a renunciation of faith itself”
What the boy brings seems so insignificant in the face of the problem: “There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish; but what good are these for so many?”
Different foods have different effects on the body, mind and spirit. There are foods believed to be good for the brain or for the bones. Other foods aid digestion and...
There are many different kinds of food and I don't just mean the stuff we put into our mouths. A few years ago a number of chicken soup books were published offering...
One of our most basic human needs is for food. Within moments of birth the healthy new-born cries out for this nourishment, and her hunger is satisfied only by finding...
If you are ready for a broader faith perspective you might appreciate this offering – something a little different
In every encounter, local and afar, with people of every age and at every stage of life, the struggles and joys of people are remarkably similar.
Humans too often make the fatal mistake of separating body and soul, yet our deep desire is for unity of body and soul.
Both readings are personal favourites and every time I hear them and ponder them these texts speak to me in new and powerful ways.
Too often we settle for an existence of lurching from one satisfaction to the next.