Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Stirring of the Coals

For the Catholic, marriage is the starting of a fire. Two people come together, and over the course of months or years, they unite what they have into a common place. First, they share the small stuff, paper-jokes and twig-stories … Continue reading

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The Death of False Humility (and the Birth of Bad-Assery)

I went for a run this morning with a very good friend of mine, and we started talking about some of my blog posts (because we’re just that cool). Specifically, he was offering unsolicited commentary on my writings, as so … Continue reading

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Shadows: Why You Might Be Going to Hell

Everyone likes when people tell them they might be going to hell, right? Saying that out loud doesn’t ever turn people off to your message, does it? Oh good. When you do something bad, typically you feel badly for doing … Continue reading

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The Death of Disobedience

I’m not sure if you’ve been reading the news, but if you haven’t, let me fill you in: The Catholic Church is continuing its long-storied history of bullying and demeaning women, swindling its congregations, and keeping its head in the … Continue reading

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Baby Don’t Hurt Me…

What is love? This is the most important question in the world right now. Literally. If we are going to try to answer this question, we should start with the greatest philosopher of our time: Will Ferrell. Dr. Ferrell and … Continue reading

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