Culture

November 25, 2013

101 Reasons to Give Thanks For Your Body

Yes, your body. The one you think is too fat, too thin, too tall, too short, too old, too weak. The one with the scars and
November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving, the Founding, and the First Amendment

The First Amendment to the Constitution requires a strict separation of church and state–so say, at any rate, contemporary American liberals.  And we can’t just ignore
November 28, 2013

Let’s Be Thankful

Thanksgiving is a holiday with religious origins, but is arguably the most important secular holiday in America, more so even than Independence Day. The Thanksgiving feast
November 30, 2013

Four Ways to Have a More Meaningful Advent

Every year Christmas–or the “Holiday season”–seems to become more of a racket and less of a celebration of one of the central mysteries of the Christian
December 1, 2013

Five Disappointing Things About Advent

Advent must have been something great back in the day. The sober, quiet calm before the storm of Christmas cheer. A time to hole up and
December 3, 2013

Hiding in Plain Sight

On the flight over to Rome to attend the Pope’s Conference on Human Trafficking recently, I recalled the long running Broadway play and movie, A Funny
December 6, 2013

Francis, The Lionheart

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” Alexander the Great
December 6, 2013

10 Reasons Conservatives Should Love (or at least care about) Soccer

The groups for the 2014 World Cup, to be held in Brazil, were announced Friday.  The U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) drew Ghana, Germany, and Portugal,
December 9, 2013

Millennials: The Hopeful Generation

If you know me, you know that I say, “God is good!” all the time. That’s my constant prayer in life, and saying it (and thinking