Attempting to Tear Down the Monument “2017” and Confession

If 2017 were a statue we'd tear it down.The past months saw the protest and demolition of...
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Why is “Ordinary Time” so – ordinary?

It's Ordinary Time according to the greater church calendar. After Easter, after Pentecost comes Ordinary Time, just plain o' ordinary... time. Here's the scripture where we find the basis for Ordinary Time... Acts 1:6 So when they had come together, they were asking...

Are Demons Real?

On Ash Wednesday I mentioned an ancient Christian fighting off a demon. Here's the actual story from Abba Elias: An old man was living in a temple and the demons came to say to him, "Leave this place which belongs to us," and the old man said, "No place belongs to...

Is Social Media Bad for the Soul?

I am working on an article about gluttony. Yes, that's right... that old archaic sin of gluttony. I believe our American culture has evolved into an insatiable instantaneous cult of appetite. Maybe what gave me energy for this was the Super Bowl Doritos ad that...

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