While watching the feats of the athletes in the Tokyo Olympics, this post (from 2017, one of my favorites) seems like a fitting reflection to share again… You have heard … Continue Reading Unknowing Worship
I first wrote this poem in 2016, on April 1, and called it “April’s Fool.” My own personal experiences inspired the writing, though my experiences weren’t so blatant. Poetry is … Continue Reading of false gods
Imagine that your parents are the most amazing parents, loving, forgiving, kind, and generous with their abundant resources. You know that your parents are wholly good and that they love … Continue Reading What Kind of Child Are You?
Sacred Scripture on Beauty and Truth…. For the first reading at my funeral (read more about that HERE) I would like these words from The Book of Wisdom proclaimed. This … Continue Reading Lasting Words: The Book of Wisdom
There is order in the created world, both seen and unseen. As a person of both faith and reason, I know that some aspects of this order can be discerned … Continue Reading Fibonacci: Science and Poetry, Part 1
I have rather hated the stereotype that religious people need religion as a crutch. Prayers, Scripture, faith itself, they say, are all wishful thinking that bring comfort to the … Continue Reading Food of Prayer
This is addressed to the true believing Christians out there who make daily and tremendous sacrifices to bring Christ to others. It is especially to those among these ministers (lay … Continue Reading Not Just Anyone Can Truly Serve the Poor
As an atheist, I came to know the existence of God – not through something that somebody told me or something that I read – but through silence. In silent … Continue Reading Is Faith Necessary?