Regaining a Princely Spirit

As this blog has had occasion to remark, the 50th Psalm (Miserere) represents a spiritual drama, in which King David struggles with all his might to find his Lord, only to realize that it is the Lord who seeks him. Steeped in sin as we are, our nature still cries out for our Creator. DueContinue reading “Regaining a Princely Spirit”

Sweet Rejection

In his first letter to the faithful, our first pope boldly mixes a set of metaphors, which taken together give us a clear picture of the end and means of Christian life (1 Pet. 2:1-10). Whatever our previous life may have been, St. Peter counsels, we are to leave it behind and become like “newbornContinue reading “Sweet Rejection”