Thinking on Labor Day Weekend

Reflecting this labor day weekend, growing up in a pro-labor family, and a father very active in the UAW and the state of the world during the ’50s and ’60s reminds me of something Thomas Merton wrote that seems to leave one with the sense we are constantly battling the same battles over and over: […]

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Elements of a grand philosophy about life — ESP rambles…

The alphabet of life, is a caravan of letters, riding into the dusk of our thoughts, each guarded by a sense of conformity, surrendering to the fate of falling into places, forming words to fill the empty spaces of the grand scheme, grandeur is just our wishful thinking that the puzzle is unsolvable. The phrases […]

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Why Christians Should Not Be Afraid of Philosophy — Help Me Believe

One of the most common comments I get on this blog is that I shouldn’t be doing philosophy and apologetics, I should just have faith. As if blind faith is virtuous or seen in the Scriptures (it is not). Philosophy, science, and any other discipline does not scare me. If Jesus is the truth, which […]

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G7 to help nations hit by Amazon fires: French President Emmanuel Macron — Golden News

World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible, French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday. Ahead of the gathering, Macron called on world leaders to hold urgent talks on the wildfires ripping through the world’s largest rainforest. from Europe […]

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Empty in God

Originally posted on The Wilderness Road:
Stormy sunrise on Jekyll Island, Georgia. When I stand empty in God’s will and empty of God’s will and of all His works and of God Himself, then am I above all creatures and am neither God nor creature, but I am what I was and evermore shall be.…

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23rd August 2019

Originally posted on Franciscans Day by Day:
One could very well say that the answer to the question “Who is God?” is not only, and not ultimately, a series of theoretical demonstrations; the answer to the question “Who is God” is: love your neighbor — “whom you see”, as John says — so that you…

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