God Stuff

Cathleen Falsani 8-01-2012
The author during her first August in the Hamptons, 1971.

The author during her first August in the Hamptons, 1971.

The spiritual connection between the slow rhythm of August and the Sabbath.

Cathleen Falsani 6-01-2012

Scripture teaches that the Spirit of God was in that still, small voice. But every now and again the Spirit arrives with flapping wings and honking, too. Like that old gray goose.

Cathleen Falsani 4-01-2012

The lesson for me, as the parent of a middle school child, was to pay closer attention.

Cathleen Falsani 2-01-2012

The apostle writes his letter to folks who are feeling anxious, worried, insecure, and unsettled. They don’t know what the future holds for their lives, the church, their well-being, their community. Sound familiar?

Cathleen Falsani 7-01-2011

None of us is free until all of us are free.

Cathleen Falsani 6-15-2011

Even the weakest faith can give us the strength to move mountains -- or climb them.

Cathleen Falsani 1-01-2011

Jan. 20, 2011, marks the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, our nation's first (and still only) Roman Catholic head of state.

Cathleen Falsani 11-01-2010

For more than 15 years, I didn't go to church (except for lots of visits in my professional capacity). When I was in my early 20s, the Episcopal church I attended regularly split.

Cathleen Falsani 8-01-2010
Dragonflies have a way of turning up at threshold moments -- like God's early warning system for amazing grace.
Cathleen Falsani 6-01-2010
Virtue is the road map for answering the question, How are we to live?
Cathleen Falsani 4-01-2010
Jimmy Carter is imperfect; that's what makes him appealing.
Cathleen Falsani 2-01-2010

Ah, February, the month that is, for those of us in northern climates, the coldest, darkest, and, blessedly, shortest month of the year. It is also the time when, as the St.

Cathleen Falsani 12-01-2009

"Your plan," God laughs. "Your plan!"

Cathleen Falsani 9-01-2009

“No pleasure, no rapture, no exquisite sin greater than central air.” — The demon Azrael in Kevin Smith’s film Dogma

Cathleen Falsani 7-01-2009

Patience may be a virtue, but it’s definitely not my strong suit. I hate to wait. H-A-T-E it.