The Pilgrim's Journey

God Doesn’t Want You to Always Feel So Guilty

Richard SontagLast Updated: November 11th, 2015Spiritual Reflections

After my son, Jacob, died in an accident while I was asleep in the house, I struggled with debilitating guilt. Guilt can be powerful. For the first few years after the accident, it felt like an all-consuming force that I couldn’t let go of but one that I wanted desperately to run away from. I … Read More

Tongue-in-cheek look at 6 reasons why I ‘hate’ Lent

R RLast Updated: July 13th, 2020Spiritual Reflections

(Cory Busse, OSV Newsweekly) This morning, my 10-year-old showed me an infographic on Lent. An infographic. On Lent. There’s nothing quite like the innocence of a child and an illustrated guide to fasting and abstinence to remind me of all the reasons no one genuinely looks forward to this time of year. Here are six … Read More