Month: February 2013

Finding God in All Things

I was admittedly surprised by BadCatholic’s most recent post: 5 Reasons to Kill Christian Music.  As a lover of “Christian” music, at first I was offended, but he actually makes some valid points.  I would be overjoyed if all music really and truly glorified God as it should. So I have this sometimes annoying tendency…

The Noonday Demon

I know, I know – I said I would write more often.  I really am going to but this post took more prayer and thought than I anticipated. According to the desert fathers and mothers – Us Catholics like to ramble off smart sounding statements like this, and half the time we don’t know what we’re…

The Signs of the Times

“But, while the signs of the times led to the anticipation that a struggle was impending between the heads of the state religion and of the new worship which was taking its place, the great body of Christians, laymen and ecclesiastics, were on better and better terms, individually, with the members of society, or what is now called the public;…

A Tune for Tuesday

I’ve been pondering my Lenten commitment over the last 24 hours and it is beginning to form a sort of structure through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.  Since Sundays are a day of rest, I’ll be taking that day off.  Like many people, music touches the depths of my soul and raises it to…

Some Perspective and a Promise

The internet can be an overwhelming place  and an unfortune breeding ground for attention seeking.  I’ve been searching its depths the last couple of days for tips on publicizing this blog and making it more popular.  With everyone and their sister blogging these days, how do bloggers like BadCatholic and Mark Shea make it on…

Digging for Change

Change – it’s the only constant in life, or so people have been telling me.  I’ve been going through some big changes personally and with the wider Church.  Appropriately, these changes are happening on the cusp of Lent. Lent is all about change.  We often refer to Lent as a time for “metanoia.” In Greek, metanoia…

Be Not Afraid

“You would not have called to me unless I had been calling to you,” said the Lion. ~ The Silver Chair I could blame it on Nemo, I could blame it on my lack of free time, but in truth I have not written in almost 3 weeks because I have been mulling over some…

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