Everyone Is a Convert: Further Reflections on Becoming Catholic

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 14 June 2017 The Edge of Elfland Manchester, New Hampshire Dear Readers, One of my recent letters, “I Am Not a Convert,” earned an unusual amount of comment for one of my posts. Many people took umbrage with my use of the term, particularly as I used it in a [Read More…]

I Am Not a Convert: Reflections on Becoming Catholic

Becoming Catholic certainly hasn’t made me perfect. But I finally feel at peace, at home. But there’s one phrase, one description of myself that I truly dislike, that I cannot get on board with: I am not a Catholic convert. [Read more…]

My Rolling English Road to Rome: How J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton, and Stratford Caldecott Helped Make Me Catholic

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 14 February 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Two days ago I told you that I am going to be received into the Catholic Church. Today, I want to dig a little deeper by explaining one part of how I found myself on a road I [Read More…]

Going for a Swim

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 12 February 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Friends and Family, I address this letter particularly to those who know me, my friends and family. I am writing to tell you that after several years of considering this at least in the back of my mind, I [Read More…]