The season of languishing is a reminder of our own limitations, and an invitation to do things that are healthy, even (especially?) when our response is “Meh.” 

Some people make new resolutions each year. If that works for you, read no further. Happy New Year!


Instead of resolutions, I find it helpful to craft evocative questions.

My mornings always start better when I have a cup of coffee. There is something about a jolt of caffeine that helps me wake up and be ready for whatever is next.

Nobody goes through Christmas unchanged. Beginning with Mary and Joseph, to the Magi who returned home, "by another route," an encounter with the incarnate Word of God changes people.

Here is a poem I found meaningful this season from an author I find meaningful in every season...