The Hungry Spirit

Rose Marie Berger 1-01-2004
I need an incarnation more powerful than the hell of the daily headlines.
Rose Marie Berger 11-01-2003
Image: Scorpions and Centaurs / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Image: Scorpions and Centaurs / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

"Do you believe in hell?" a friend asked.

Rose Marie Berger 9-01-2003
Holy leisure and radical hospitality are necessary components for surviving the vicissitudes of empire.
Rose Marie Berger 7-01-2003
Is daydreaming a dose of self-medication in a data-processed world?
Rose Marie Berger 5-01-2003
Into the formless void comes the "night of the spirit."
Rose Marie Berger 3-01-2003

What follows is an imprecise, and likely inaccurate, interpretation of the prologue to the gospel of Mark.

Rose Marie Berger 1-01-2003

At the corner of 14th and Euclid Streets NW in Washington, D.C., many evenings at sunset, the Domino's deliveryman kneels down to pray.

Rose Marie Berger 11-01-2002

Is breaking the silence always a good thing?

Rose Marie Berger 9-01-2002

At Wimbledon in 2002, tennis great Serena Williams was asked how it felt to be number one in the world.

Rose Marie Berger 7-01-2002

Are we there yet?

Rose Marie Berger 5-01-2002

In Boston, more Catholic priests made the news as serial pedophiles. In California, two pastors got 4 million hits in a week on their Web site for people addicted to pornography.

Rose Marie Berger 1-01-2002
Are we cannon fodder in a cosmic war of good and evil?
Rose Marie Berger 11-01-2001

This is to all who serve on the human front, wearing any mask that will get you home. A word: While we are all dying to get out, there is one who died to get in.

Rose Marie Berger 9-01-2001
We killed McVeigh to make it clear that he was not like us.
'Columbine' used to refer to a mountain wildflower. Now it conjures up a national tragedy of teens killing teens.
Just when I become practiced in the art of waving my fist and demanding my rights, I get a divine yank.
The last time Jake saw his mother, he spit on her.
"You don't know what it's like to have a husband, small children, and a congregation. There's no time for prayer."