Monthly Archives: February 2015

A prayer from the Carmina Gadelica

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An Irish Prayer

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About faith

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

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The temptations of Facebook

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

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A prayer from the Celtic Carmina Gadelica

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Ashes to ashes, all fall down

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

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The universe as we know it

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

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Night Will Fall

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

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Gay marriage

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.

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For the Bookshelf: Universal Salvation?

To add to the reading list . . . For the Bookshelf: Universal Salvation?. via For the Bookshelf: Universal Salvation?.

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