Month: July 2012

In Which I Reference People Smarter Than I

While perusing facebook today an article entitled On Our Intolerant Faith and I thought wow I just wrote about that (in that post about flipping tables).  I wanted to share it as a follow up because it summed up the idea that tolerance is not necessarily good when it comes to sinful and harmful ideas.  He…

Holy Allegory, Batman!

In case you haven’t heard, C.S. Lewis was a complete genius.  If you haven’t read anything by him please go do yourself a favor and do so right now.  And no, the Narnia movies do not count. He wrote many theological works, but also fantastic fiction filled with well crafted, yet subtle(mostly) spiritual messages.  The…

Nuns!

Awhile ago I posted about a movement called Imagine Sisters.  Well they’ve really gotten off the ground and I signed up to help them advertise.  Follow the tumblr, like them on facebook and consider promoting their cause.  They’re working on t-shirts you’ll be able to purchase soon and a movie about how awesome Sisters are.…

I'm Gonna Flip This Table!

So I’m a little slow on the uptake sometimes(ok most of the time).  For a while now my peers have been referring to “memes.”  For a while I ignored the word and chalked it up to being another geeky internet thing that I can be oblivious to and still live a relatively normal existence.  But…

Humiliated by Grace

While in the habit of challenging my readers, why not talk about humility?  That little thing we all know we need more of but won’t admit it.  What does it look like to be humble?  When I first started praying about this, I thought there had to be a balance between selflessly serving others and…

I Am Against Contraception Because I Have Faith in Humanity

So far this blog has been about my own spiritual journey and random adventures around the world.  Recently though I have been feeling more compelled to speak out on moral and political issues.  About a month a ago I attended a social justice conference sponsored by my diocese.  The first session I sat in was…

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