Life with God isn’t in the rear view mirror

There’s a great scene — it may be the only good scene — in the 1976 comedy “The Gumball Rally,” about an illegal coast-to-coast car race. Italian race car driver Franco, played by Raul Julia, tells his racing partner (in a horribly exaggerated Italian accent): “And now my friend, the first-a rule of Italian driving.” … Continue reading Life with God isn’t in the rear view mirror

Lent 8 — Wednesday in the First Week of Lent

"Forty days more, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!"  Jonah’s warning to the Ninevites – after his unsuccessful attempt to run from God, and his three-day encounter with a rather large fish – rings just as true to us today as it did some 2,800 years ago.  There’s some obvious parallels between Jonah and the Gospel, … Continue reading Lent 8 — Wednesday in the First Week of Lent