I think I’ve discovered what makes a mid-life crisis what it is. At least for me, a thirty-something married mother of three. (By the way, before we go any further, this post in no way constitutes psychological advice of any kind; in other words, your mileage may vary.) When I was starting out in my […]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Qpn7XQil8A?rel=0] Wonderful, empowering lyrics.
So I was sitting here thinking about a story I heard this weekend, about a 19-year-old soldier being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Posthumously. He was serving in Iraq, and died when he threw himself onto a live grenade in order to save his fellow soldiers. I couldn’t help it. For some reason hearing […]
I don’t know what caused me to stumble onto this really interesting article online today, but I’m really glad I did. I have always been fascinated by the realm of the supeernatural, even as I have been largely cynical and skeptical about the validity of the existence of such things. I have a friend who […]
I have thought a lot lately about why we as Christians feel such guilt over the crucifixion of Christ. Yes, His life was a sacrificial one. Yes, He suffered greatly. But to what end, truly? Did He die merely because we are sinners? Was His death simply a tool to guilt us into behaving better? […]
Right now, someone in my church is praying in a little chapel filled with flowers and holding the blessed Sacrament during its absence from our sanctuary. In another hour it will be someone else, in another hour yet another, and on and on. It has been this way since last night’s service when the altar […]