The Rhythm of God’s Kingdom

I currently work as a deckhand on ferry boats that visit islands in Boston Harbor. The day begins a few hours before the first run, preparing the boat. There’s things like handling the leftover problems in cleaning and set-up that the crew from the previous day couldn’t get to. Re-stocking the concessions galley. Getting the…

Jesus Is Unclean, Too

A few months ago, a friend offered to put in a good word with a company manager who he had worked for on my behalf. I had been looking for work to get some income, and was dusting off some of my old technical computer skills. He put together a very flattering letter and sent…

Stay Lit

I recently watched a YouTube video taken at a music concert. The band didn’t show up, and people were sitting around the outside venue, just hanging out. All of a sudden, one young man was apparently so happy that he got up and decided to start dancing. As he did his own dancing, you could…

We Have A Guide

The other day, a few people were talking at the workplace, and one of my coworkers was talking about moving away to Florida for school for a while. She drives a boat, and wants to make the most of her boating time down there. It just so happened that another coworker had been in the…

Get to See the Good

The other day, I was walking down a street and about to turn into a place, when I noticed about a block up ahead an older woman walking with cane. She was coming toward me, but I noticed something: she was taking the shortest of steps. So I paused and watched from a distance to…

Where God Lives

Back 6 years ago this summer, I visited the basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It is a huge, round building at the foot of a hill. Next the basilica is the old basilica. Only a part of the old basilica is open, but you can still go in there. I went in and looked…