Category: Life

Tribe of All

trib.al.ism: loyalty to a tribe or other social group especially when combined with strong negative feelings for people outside the group. “Why does your master eat with tax collectors and sinners?” – The Gospel of Matthew                         […]

For Lent, I Give Up Nothing

“Back the camera up just a bit, and you are nothing but a human being, floating through time and space…” Vapor [A Meditation] – The Liturgists I recognize I am a solid week overdue to be posting something Lent-related, but I suppose to worry about such tardiness would […]

Meditation for Medication

I mentioned recently that I’ve found the practice of meditation to be a most powerful tool against the rigors of anxiety. I first considered meditation after reading a book called “How God Changes the Brain”. The authors write in depth about the benefits of various forms of meditation, […]

Does God Care About Football?

It’s been a wild week in Seattle. In the days following the Seahawk’s “miraculous” comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers, the fires of an ancient debate have been rekindled. Does God care about football games? Moreover, does He care enough to intervene on behalf of a given […]

Mining Heart Treasure

“If the purpose of life is this loveless toil we fill our days with, then it’s not for me. There must be something better. There has to be.” Brother Sun, Sister Moon, story of Saint Francis of Assisi. It’s been more than a month since my last post. […]

To Embrace the Maintenance

It’s been written that the Great One Jesus would often withdraw to desolate places and pray. That sort of behavior appears odd in the light of our modern world, doesn’t it? I used to read those passages about Jesus praying and feel inadequate, because so often I’ve tended […]

Summer Night to Nowhere

I believe there is no better mixture of sensations available to the human soul, than that which is provided by a Summer night sky. Often, I feel as though the whole of life on this World is set to take from me. There are remedies for this; certainly […]