John Foley, SJ
Amos, the prophet, who was a shepherd and “dresser of sycamores,” found that God wanted him for a new job. No more watching the flock, no more pruning the trees. Now he was to be a visionary.
Our Inability to Cast Out Demons
We aren’t saints, pure and simple, and only saints have the right to actually ask someone to change his or her life and have some power to affect that transformation. Why?
The Check is in the Mail
Is there anyone who supposes he is without blemish? And what about holy? Even to ask the question is to risk laughter, isn’t it?
A Genuine Apostolate
Amos is a shepherd and tree dresser, the apostles are mostly fishermen. The latter symbolize the ordinary people through whom God works for the salvation of the world.
Has the Holy Spirit been active in your life: guiding, fixing, enlightening, giving courage, helping you trust?
The Retired MD
I have seen tears
and in listening
began the healing