"…I prayed my way into thinking."

This I understand."The truth is that I did not think my way into praying. I prayed my way into thinking." - David P. Goldman, writing in First Things.Goldman gives a masterful exposition on why he wrote undercover as "Spengler" and looks at his journey into Jewishness, into becoming a prayerful, thinking, religious Jew.I recognize myself in some of what Goldman writes. I too blogged anonymously while writing freelance, and yes, coming out did have me pulling my punches a little at first, … [Read more...]

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Linkaround; Flowers & Weeds

It's spring; that time before summer when you get to decide what's a flower and what's a weed.Kind of like that with the news, too. Let's look around - lots of stuff I've been meaning to share with you, and you can determine the weeds from the flowers on your own!Quote of the day, week, month, etc:Isn't it fabulous how Obama has reconciled with our enemies and put fear into the hearts of Americans? Does any image illustrate so neatly the wrongheadedness of the Obama administration than … [Read more...]

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Technical Difficulties…The Rosary Podcasts

I am getting the oddest variety of emails. Many, many good wishes from people who appreciate First Things and agree with me that I'm privileged to be part of it; a few people who liked me better as a lone wolf and don't know if they'll come around too often, and a lot of really angry folks looking for specific pieces they want to read on a Friday night and a bit miffed that they can't find them. "Why are you doing this," they're yelling, "I liked it better the old way!"I feel a little bit … [Read more...]

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