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March 18, 2018
A Lenten Forgetfulness
A child said to me a few days ago, "I really gotta think of something...
March 16, 2018
7 Catchall Takes
It appears to be another gray snowy day. Very deliberately did not click on any...
March 10, 2018
Evangelicals, Racism, and the Sunday Morning Sermon
Having failed in any attempt to read anything but the internet all week, I thought...
February 28, 2018
Too Much Marketing
My resolution of not scrolling through Facebook "very much" failed this morning, landing me on...
February 18, 2018
Who Can Endure This Favorable Time?
I've already blogged too much about Lent--as if it's some sort of obsession. Which it...
February 15, 2018
I’m Probably Going To Just Peacock My Way Through Lent
I'm pretty sure I'm going to need to depend even more than usual on my...
February 14, 2018
Ashes for Love
To prove my holiness both to God and to myself, I got up really early...
February 13, 2018
Every Day is Lent
As usual, I'm really looking forward to Lent. I think it's because Lent is essentially...
February 12, 2018
Monday on the Olympic Ashes Podcast and Links
[Perfect Bowl for Cat Curling] There's a tiny ray of sunlight! Oop, there it went....
February 07, 2018
Carry Your Cross To Coffee Hour
Given that I have The Worst Flu in the world, so bad that it rises...
February 04, 2018
When Jesus Happens Into His Own Temple
The Feast of the Presentation of the Infant Jesus in the Temple was on Friday,...
January 07, 2018
Light That The Darkness Cannot Overcome
When you fix yourself to Christ, what do you think is going to happen? Most...
December 17, 2017
Laughing at Death
We are well into the clambering season of Christmas movie argumentation. There are ten or...
December 12, 2017
In Which I Continue My Christmas Shopping
We are poor in spirit. Whatever we manage to do with the stuff of the...
December 10, 2017
Kon Mari and a Manger
Due to the miraculous wonder of Amazon, and her silent, insouciant scroll and Buy Now...
December 06, 2017
Winning At Advent
Ok ok. I get it, it's Advent. I know it's been Advent for several days....
December 05, 2017
Is Santa Really Just St. Nicholas? A Listicle
Santa does not live in heaven with his Lord, having faithfully beat back, literally, the...
December 03, 2017
Hoping for the End in Advent
Advent is a pause, a breath, a consideration of time.
November 26, 2017
Treachery and Obedience on the Feast of Christ the King
It's the Feast of Christ the King again. You, like me, might not have been...
November 19, 2017
The Best Way to be Thankful
I don't know about you, but inevitably, in the mad dash from Thanksgiving to Christmas,...
November 18, 2017
Notes from Home: Turkey and Pie
[These cats wish you would give them some turkey.] Would you believe it, I've caught...
November 17, 2017
7 Takes to Giving Thanks
You can just go and rest in the familiarity of the once yearly dinner, the...
November 05, 2017
They Always Make Us Switch The Clock On Sunday
The gathering of people into systems and groups makes visibly manifest the deep wickedness at...
October 22, 2017
A Most Uncomfortable Feast
There are a lot of reasons not to go to church. It is inconvenient at...
September 17, 2017
3 Reasons I Love Catechesis
This is a doozy of a weekend (and why I couldn't rise up to the...
September 09, 2017
Anxiety in Autumn
There are two ways to approach fall. One way is with gratitude, a subject I...
September 01, 2017
7 Takes to Integrating Life and Knowledge
No one, no matter what they say, has all the kinds of knowledge perfectly aligned....
June 18, 2017
How To Be A Good Father
The great tragedy of our times is that we still do need men, no matter...
June 04, 2017
A Word for the Preacher
Let there be no more pulpits filled with charlatans, cowards, liars, and hypocrites. Stand up...
May 25, 2017
Is the Ascension the Meanest Thing Ever?
By going to heaven, and sitting there on the right hand of the Father, Jesus...
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