Quote for the Day

Through the Holy Eucharist, we are made divine, we become gods. This is how it happens. The human nature of our Lord, through its hypostatic, real, natural and essential union with divine nature, became in truth and in fact 'life-giving'. In the Holy Eucharist, the very Holy and life-giving Body of our Lord, which remains forever indivisibly united with the Divine Logos, grants true life to those who commune, and brings them into contact with the life of God. The faithful who commune the Body … [Read more...]

More fun on the Web

A friend of mine just sent me this link: The #1 Song on this Date in HistoryFrom this page you can look up what the Billboard Charts document as the number one hit single on the day you were born. Actually, there’s one page for each date, listing the hit songs on that date over the years (going back to the 1890s). So you get a pop culture snapshot of the music that was hot on your special day over the years. Warning: everyone knows that pop culture has no standards. In other words, be prepared … [Read more...]

More fun on the Web

A friend of mine just sent me this link: The #1 Song on this Date in HistoryFrom this page you can look up what the Billboard Charts document as the number one hit single on the day you were born. Actually, there’s one page for each date, listing the hit songs on that date over the years (going back to the 1890s). So you get a pop culture snapshot of the music that was hot on your special day over the years. Warning: everyone knows that pop culture has no standards. In other words, be prepared … [Read more...]

Fun on the Web

Just found an interesting site: thecloudofunknowing.comAppears to be Atlanta-based, lots of information on it about Contemplative Outreach Atlanta. Also seems to have a few cobwebs in the corner: looks a bit under-utilized, lots of stale information. I guess all the registered users are too busy praying to post to the website. Still, might be fun to get some new blood in there and shake things up a bit. … [Read more...]

Rhiannon’s Waivers

Here is the text of an email my wife sent out to her family and friends this morning, celebrating the good news that our daughter, Rhiannon, has just received funding from the state of Georgia that will enable her to participate in a day-support program starting in July. Not only will this enable Fran and me to keep working, but it also saves Rhiannon from the fate that would befall her if she had to stay at home (either with one of us or with an in-home caregiver), where her lack of skills … [Read more...]

Flannery O’Connor and Betty Hester

Here's a little teaser article about the recently-released O'Connor-Hester letters. … [Read more...]

How (Not) to Speak of God

How (Not) to Speak of God By Peter Rollins Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2006 Review by Carl McColmanPeter Rollins is a postmodern theorist and the founder and facilitator of Norther Ireland's Ikon, a gathering of people who are re-visioning Christian community and worship within a postmodern/emerging church framework. How (Not) to Speak of God is a short book in which he sketches out a contemporary apophatic theological vision and then situates it in a practical sense by recounting ten of … [Read more...]


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