The expression “standing on the shoulders of giants” has seen some use over the centuries, perhaps most famously by Isaac Newton, who said, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” The idea is of building off a previous generation, or previous discoveries and experiences. You learn from the […]Read more "The Shoulders of Giants in ‘Getting to Know the Church Fathers’"
Well, this has been a weekend of writing for me! Thursday I posted a Thanksgiving poem to help with the festivities (you can see it on the previous post), yesterday I published a new article about the CW superhero shows, and today I’m giving you yet another blog post. This one doesn’t involve as much […]Read more "Sermon: Zeal For Your House"
As I’m typing this, I just returned home from an afternoon hanging out with family. I have over-eaten and await the reckoning. But as this day of “food, family, and football” comes to a close and people ready their elbows for a morning of shopping tomorrow, I’d like to share a poem I wrote today. […]Read more "The Feast of Thanksgiving–A Poem"
Life has its fair share of seasons. There are hectic days when you are busy and driven and easy-going days with a light amount of work. Currently I’m in the former season and I’ll take some time today to give you some updates, since it’s been awhile from the last time I had big news […]Read more "A Season for News"
While perusing Barnes & Noble one evening I discovered a book by G.K. Chesterton called The Ball And The Cross. It follows a devout Catholic named Evan MacIan who becomes so enraged at what James Turnbull, atheist newspaper editor, writes about the Virgin Mary that he challenges him to a duel to the death. Though against […]Read more "‘The Ball And The Cross’ and Apathy of Faith"
I know it is the weekend before Halloween and as such my article should be themed toward the horror-related. But instead I want to talk about something scarier than zombie hordes, creepy vampires, and ghosts from the netherworld: voting. If there’s one thing we can all agree on is that neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton […]Read more "Power to the People"
Stepping out of routine for a moment to give you a quick update and an opportunity to help me out! New Wrinkle Publishing is conducting a contest in which authors can submit the synopsis (blurb) of their novel for a chance to win the grand prize. What is that prize? Not only is the book […]Read more "A Plethoran Contest!"