What’s Up With Downton?

The season finale of “Downton Abbey” has come and gone, and anecdotal evidence suggests that half of America’s TV viewers might never be the same. What will become of Branson? Is Edith really going to have an affair with a married man? And Matthew—why must Matthew have been killed?! The...

L. E. N. T.

Let’s Eliminate Negative Thinking. Yep. That’s my Lenten resolution. I was a bit slow this year about making a resolution, but this one—something I did years ago during my college years—kept returning to my mind. It’s not an original idea—at least I can’t claim it as my own. But I think it’s...

The Blessings of Traffic

For the past year, a major thoroughfare from my house to work has been under construction. I mean like major construction–viaducts being torn down, new ones being constructed. Roads are being closed left and right. An alternate route one day will be met with a “Road Closed” sign the next. To say it...

Sweet Tweet

I have always been a fan of a good book. A good book connects me to a different reality, while it also entertains and inspires me. Over the last couple of years, I have also become a fan of social media. It connects me to people I want to stay in touch with, keeps me informed of my community, and it often...

We’re Going to Disneyland!

Well, that’s true, but it’s not the whole story. Actually, a group of us from Franciscan Media are heading to Anaheim for the Los Angeles Religious Ed Congress. While we’re there we’ll be searching out inspiration and story ideas, conducting interviews in our media booth, and sharing...

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