Tag Archives: Advent 2015

The Idol of Equality and Jesus’ Appallingly Inclusive Invitation to Love Sacrificially

Mary’s High School Cohort Taking Selfies This American Life recently did a program on “Status Update” where Ira Glass interviews High School freshman girls on selfies. What Glass reveals is that these girls are in the midst of a continual … Continue reading

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Why Your Moralism Cannot Save The World

Last week we saw the double bind American culture is in. On one hand as the NY Daily News front page illustrates few believe that praying is of any value at all in dealing with our problems. A new “meme” even … Continue reading

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How to have Bold Public Joy when the World is Pulling Itself to its own Doom

This Month in Killing If you are a person that likes to watch US news the last few weeks have been anything but cheery. Let’s Review. (for the year in Terrorist attacks see Wikipedia) Oct 31: ISIS downs a Russian jetliner … Continue reading

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Facing the Son of Man

Who to Believe? We are awash in conflicts about important and relevant issues: Are our CO2 emissions killing the planet and leading to an environmental catastrophe or are these the overblown fears? Are illegal immigrants destroying our country or are … Continue reading

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