It took seeing Vice-President, Joe Biden, on MSNBC donning ashes on his forehead to remind me that today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. Over the past five years, I have formed a deep appreciation regarding Lent. As a boy, I was tacitly taught that it was some strange “Catholic” practice, and as […]
This is a reprint of my favorite thing I’ve ever written. It may not be the best, but it’s my favorite. Each Advent, I post it and continue to be challenged by the life of St. Francis. _______________________________ A friend of mine tells a story about walking through his neighborhood a few weeks before Christmas […]
The world is in trouble! Big, big, big, freakin’ huge trouble! The reason? No one takes ca$h! In my seemingly endless curiosity and lust for the iPhone 3G, I stopped by my local Apple store today to check out the machine first hand. First, I was shocked that nearly a month after its introduction, there […]
World leaders discuss the world hunger crises over an 18-course meal. Check it out here. (Of course, I just spent $13 on an Asian salad for lunch, so what can I say?) ———- A church in my hometown of Atlanta is offering “Drive-In Church.” See it here. (Of course, a “church” cannot be drive-in by […]
Forgive me, Lord. I covet.