Counting Coronavirus Blessings

Counting Coronavirus Blessings

I went on a long walk this morning, and, to turn a Warren Zevon lyric upside down, it gave me a chance to contemplate eternity above the vast indifference of demons. In this very strange, anxiety-inducing and uncertain present, are there any blessings to be counted?  Here are some that…

Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

Circa 1300 B.C. In the 3:45 scene below, from The Ten Commandments, Moses comes down from Mount Sinai with the Tablets of The Law. Things have gotten a little out of hand while Moses was away. A story repeated over and over. And all through the years, the elites who lead…

What Is Advent and Why Does It Matter?

What Is Advent and Why Does It Matter?

The season of Advent has been all but obliterated by the holiday rush. This is ironic because at the heart of the holiday is spiritual preparation — and that is what Advent is all about. Here are some quotes that  describe Advent and explain its spiritual importance. “At this Christmas…