Hard-wired for Truth

I had the Word of God in the Scriptures, speaking to my soul. I had the tradition of the Church Fathers guiding my mind. I had the practices of daily prayer, sacrifice, and worship building my strength. All that was left was my heart. This post is a continuation of One Prayer, One Answer and … More Hard-wired for Truth

Holiday = Holy Day

I almost gave up celebrating holidays.   If you have been reading along on my journey, you are well aware of my souring relationship with society and the commercialization that attaches itself to almost everything we do.  Being pulled along on a tidal wave of candy hearts and over-sized stuffed animals felt like one more … More Holiday = Holy Day

Dear Busy

Dear Busy, We need to talk.  I can see that you need some attention.  But you are begging the wrong person for it.  Maybe you were hoping it wasn’t true, but we broke up.  We’re through.  Over.  Done with. Yes, I think about you now and then.  But I only need small doses of you … More Dear Busy

Inauguration Day

In You our ancestors put their trust; they trusted and You delivered them.                  ~Psalm 22:4 Inauguration Day.  The day we officially put a person in charge of our country with the power to guide our society for the next four years.  The day we give an individual … More Inauguration Day

The Weight of the Waiting

You can almost feel electricity in the air this time of year.  You can see the physical tension between “hurry up” and “wait” hunching everyone’s shoulders as they try to power through.  Billions of people are buzzing around, furiously preparing for something.  Another close of a business year.  Looming family gatherings.  The expectation of a … More The Weight of the Waiting

Ave Maria

And the angel being come in, said unto her: Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.    ~Luke 1:28 (DRA) Before a child is born, there is a mother waiting.  Preparing.  Carrying.   Before a baby pierces the quiet with his first cries, there is a woman who said … More Ave Maria