Repetition is a funny thing. We seem to be as easily comforted by it as made bored and prone to distraction by it. We have all had the experience of yearning for change, and for all the excitement and potential growth that comes with it.
Psalm 30 tells us a great deal about morning: "At dusk weeping comes for the night; but at dawn there is rejoicing."
Can we talk about burnout for a quick second?
Like students taking a test, we often assign God to boxes without realizing it: God will be present at church, in Mass or in class.
It can be difficult these days not to become crabby, bitter and divisive. Every day, we receive so much that frightens or angers us, and seems to threaten our very being.