Miscellany

A recovering political junkie eyes a new direction

A recovering political junkie eyes a new direction

I am a recovering political junkie. Having my own office I am can listen to whatever I wish. I’ve always enjoyed talk radio because it keeps my mind engaged (whereas music unplugs me). My husband introduced it to me back in the days when I was home with small children; it became the adult conversation […]

Lincoln’s melancholy – guest post from the Holy Rover

Lincoln’s melancholy – guest post from the Holy Rover

I’m sure many of you have already seen Steven Speilberg’s acclaimed “Lincoln.” I am eager to see it myself. My favorite part of American history is from the Civil War to the present, mainly because it is captured in photographs. Abraham Lincoln is a most compelling and thoughtful man. Lori, in her post, describes how […]

Love your enemies? Even today?

Love your enemies? Even today?

I am seriously looking for answers to a question. First, a little background. In the Catholic lectionary, today’s Gospel from Luke chapter 6 reads as follows: Jesus said to his disciples: “To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those […]

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