City LightsThe newsletter of The Bronx Household of Faith
This is my father's worldand to my listening ears all nature sings, and round me rings, the music of the spheres. Somehow, riding the subway at 6:00 in the morning in mid-winter darkness, a couple of days a week (to do lap swimming), doesn’t lend itself to hearing...
Knowing that the spiritual battle will rage until that moment, we should not be discouraged nor agitated that it continues in our time. Neither should we retreat into a bunker mentality and passively wait until the warfare is ended. Continue reading
Fordham Road, a very busy street just around the corner from me, I encounter a game called Three Card Monte. It’s a version of the old shell game. The game is usually played with a red ace and two identical black cards. You watch closely Continue reading
The Bronx Household of Faith has ministered to teenagers ever since we opened our doors 40 plus years ago (wherever those doors were located at various times through our history).
This past September to June, we had our largest group of teen guys Continue reading
In the grand scheme of issues facing Christianity these days, it’s a rather banal, somewhat boring topic, right? Wrong! All of a sudden, in light of the impending decision from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding same sex marriage (caveat: same sex marriage is no marriage) we are being told, not only Continue reading
“Dorothy wanted to see more of the princess, so she ran after her; but the [made of] china girl cried out, ‘Don’t chase me.’ ‘Why?’ ‘Because,’ answered the princess, also stopping a safe distance away, ‘if I run I may fall down and break myself.’ ‘But could you not be mended?’ asked the girl Continue reading