Monthly Archive: September 2010

Singing a Song of Refusal

I had been thinking for a year or two about putting together a post with some of my favorite song lyrics, and got a start on it the other night. But, as things tend to go (or not) with my plans, it didn’t work out so...

Ruff! Ruff-ruff!

I had a lot of blog post ideas over the weekend, but didn’t make time to solidify any one of them into a standalone post. There were a couple of impossible-to-miss news items that each in its own way left me feeling clueless. Dr. Stephen Hawking,...

Honesty and Memoir

I’ve been re-reading Merton’s Conjectures this week. I never cease to be at once laid low and yet set free when I read Merton. What amazing clarity of thought concerning the nature and relationship of Man to God. Two weeks ago I read Philip Caputo’s 1977...