Posts by Fr. Jason Ingalls

Posts by Fr. Jason Ingalls

If we plan, will God laugh?

I grew up with a well-worn saying: “Man plans. God laughs.” It’s an old Yiddish proverb. It has always been spoken to me as proof that human beings making plans, especially when it comes to doing God’s work, is foolish and should be avoided. It is better to live spontaneously in the moment, always open to every opportunity, so as not to miss what God has in store. But is…