Soul Seeing: While teaching high school English in Chicago, I learned the art of poetry with my creative writing students. I've never looked back.
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: I am learning that using our intelligence is not anti-spiritual or anti-religious.
Soul Seeing: My best friend's death left me frustrated. I found what I needed from God in the music of my friend's Mass of Christian Burial.
Soul Seeing: I wonder just how many varied kinds of feet my daughter will wash in her new career as a nurse.
Soul Seeing: Many people are doing what they can to help those fleeing Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, even though their own conditions are desperate.
Soul Seeing: Amid a crowd protesting the Brexit referendum result, I wonder who can judge right and wrong in this binary world of "in" or "out."
Soul Seeing: When I was a kid in the 1950s, all I wanted to be was center fielder for the Chicago Cubs.
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.
Soul Seeing: Our ability to laugh and to cry cuts across all cultures and centuries.