Monthly Archives: February 2015
How do we know how hungry someone else is? Or how thirsty? How do we understand how tired or how cold? How do we appreciate how happy or how well-rested someone may be? How do you know what a stranger’s … Continue reading
I’ve given up Facebook for Lent. Lent is a time of fasting, introspection and soul-searching, with brief respites on Sundays. The season of Lent actually ends with Maundy Thursday, but I traditionally break my Lenten fast with communion on Easter … Continue reading
Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day in the season of Lent. One of the oldest traditions in the Church calendar, today reminds us to: “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you will return.” — Genesis 3:19 The … Continue reading
The universe as we know it may not be the universe as we know it. Did you see this last week? No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning From the article on Phys.org: Using the quantum-corrected Raychaudhuri … Continue reading
Have you seen Night Will Fall, the HBO documentary about the film footage shot in April 1945 at the liberated Nazi concentration camps? As allied forces liberated the concentration camps in the final months of WW II, they were accompanied … Continue reading
As the issue of gay marriage makes its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, I’m reminded of what Jesus says about gays and homosexuality.
To add to the reading list . . . For the Bookshelf: Universal Salvation?. via For the Bookshelf: Universal Salvation?.
Have you seen the movie Field of Dreams? Ray and his wife and daughter and Terrance Mann can all see the baseball players. But her brother and other strangers can’t see the men on the field. From the brother’s perspective, … Continue reading