Archives for Nov 2, 2013 @ 19:19

Who’s Carrying Whom Here?

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Christ Church Plano

Last Saturday and Sunday Kris and I were down in Plano, TX, just outside Dallas to teach at the beautiful Christ Church Plano and we sure did enjoy ourselves with the good folks there. The highlight for us, of course, was the Sunday worship where I got to deliver the Sunday homily (on the lectionary [Read More…]

What Priests/Pastors “Earn”

Source: How do you think a pastor’s salary should be determined? The Vatican on Wednesday indefinitely suspended a German cleric dubbed the “bling bishop,” whose alleged luxury lifestyle runs counter to the message of modesty that Pope Francis aims to impart in the Catholic Church. “The Holy See deems it appropriate to authorize a period of [Read More…]

What Athletes “Earn”

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Weekly Meanderings, 2 November 2013

I found this story fascinating — people who lived for a long time in various forms of isolation. When is the best time to drink coffee? Here’s the science: If you’re anything like certain members of the Fast Company staff, then you feel more or less undead until you have your morning cup of brains coffee. However, insight into [Read More…]

Sleep Patterns and History

Source: Ok, maybe your grandparents probably slept like you. And your great, great-grandparents. But once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre – they slept twice. And so can you. The existence of our sleeping twice per [Read More…]