I Will Never Abide By The Worlds Rules If They’re Stupid

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Yesterday I had been at college where we were split into groups of 4. We were asked to discuss the nature of the community that we live in. Is it inward or outward looking and if so why and how? You're asked to choose only one. Unfortunately for me I … Continue reading I Will Never Abide By The Worlds Rules If They’re Stupid

Vainglory Is An Intoxicating Disease Difficult To Recover From

We are slaves to the good opinion and praise of others. Indeed, it is a stronger drug than Heroin and everyone is addicted. Seeking out the praise of others is so addictive that we are even willing to sell our souls and truth itself to obtain it. The drug addict will beat and rob his … Continue reading Vainglory Is An Intoxicating Disease Difficult To Recover From

My Journey To Christ Began By Switching Off The Television

Image by Vidmir Raic from Pixabay Since my coming to the faith in 2008 I have not watched public television or listened to the radio. Most of my news comes from whatever I see on social media or the home screen of my internet browser. I have a television and I love watching movies and … Continue reading My Journey To Christ Began By Switching Off The Television

Spiritual Direction Is Much More Than Good Advice

Image by Ghinzo from Pixabay Everyone has a spiritual director these days. In America, at least, I notice they talk about them as if they're like a smart phone, every Catholic has to have one. There is a danger of looking at spiritual direction as mere good advice for the recipient.I've lots to write on … Continue reading Spiritual Direction Is Much More Than Good Advice

The Problem With Jordan Peterson

Source: Public domain The problem with Jordan Peterson is that like most new age gurus, he often says everything and yet at the same time, nothing at all. Great orators and minds like Jordan have been around for centuries so he's nothing new in that regard. The world needs someone to follow right now because … Continue reading The Problem With Jordan Peterson

The Spiritual Life Is Much Like A Game Of Chess

My temporary prayer table Me and my son love to play Chess. We've been passing the time in the current draconian lockdown keeping our brains busy with this ancient game. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the game, its main objective is to overpower your opponent in a fight for control. The main … Continue reading The Spiritual Life Is Much Like A Game Of Chess