Knit Together in Your Mother’s Womb

Language in this Sunday’s first reading from Isaiah gives us a remarkable image of God forming Isaiah to be God’s servant even before Isaiah was born: “The LORD said to me: You are my servant, Israel, through whom I show my glory. Now the LORD has spoken who formed me as his servant from theContinue reading “Knit Together in Your Mother’s Womb”

Inner Country Silence

I like doing things. I’m a doer. I am such a good doer, in fact, that sometimes I pack my schedule with things to do until I am almost frantic. And then I make the mistake of thinking that my worth is tied up in how much I accomplish. I want to leave a markContinue reading “Inner Country Silence”