The news over the weekend that Supreme Court Justice Scalia died, has put American politics into a whirligig of absurdity and hypocrisy. Valentine’s Day, on Sunday, can often be viewed as a saccharin example of hetero-normative commercialism. Oh gosh. I’m … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Faith
Sometimes negatives reveal mistakes. And then there are those glorious moments when negatives reveal something beautifully unexpected. Here’s to the latter.
So. Yeah. Today. This week. This century. This life. Wow. This is probably going to be a long post, so you may want to go ahead and skip over this. Some of you will read it and I thank you … Continue reading
I sat at my computer screen for several minutes trying to figure out what was an appropriate introduction to this prayer by Mark Sandlin, but I can’t think of anything other than, “Read this. Think about it. Think hard. And … Continue reading
Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, Montserrat, Spain, May 22, 2010. [Image credit: Amy Darnell]
It’s no coincidence that St. Matthews-in-the-City Church in Auckland, New Zealand has chosen the Christmas season to reveal their latest billboard ad depicting the Virgin Mary. Titled “Mary is in the Pink,” the ad is meant to show Mary, full … Continue reading
The documentary film Waiting for Superman posits that one of the most distressing elements about our American education system is that despite trailing behind other industrialized countries in math, science, and overall literacy, Americans rank first in confidence. I wonder … Continue reading