Soul Seeing: The reward-punishment dynamic was so pervasive in life that the extra jolt of my parents' acceptance for who I was simply felt good, though unnamed and unexplained.
Soul Seeing: The institutional part of the Catholic Church that once powerfully attracted me now haunts and hurts me. And this conflict messes with my spiritual life.
Soul Seeing: Lung issues emerged after Fran's final chemo treatment eight years ago. As she says, she's been living with "a hose in her nose" ever since.
Soul Seeing: When my 8-year-old grandson called, I expected a report of his Little League baseball game. This time, he asked me why I left the priesthood.