The Songs God Sings Over Us

"The Lord, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love; he will exult over you with loud singing     as on a day of festival." Zephaniah 3:17 (RSVCE) Have you ever imagined God singing?  Let's make things a little … Continue reading The Songs God Sings Over Us

Catholicism: The Faith Symphonic

Symphony (n):  sounding together. But for a long while they sang only each alone, or but few together, while the rest hearkened; for each comprehended only that part of the mind of Ilúvatar from which he came, and in the understanding of their brethren they grew but slowly. Yet ever as they listened they came … Continue reading Catholicism: The Faith Symphonic

When The (Impersonal) Force Awakens…

In the previous post we explored why post-Christian cultures have been drawn to the Star Wars myth concerning the religion of The Force.  You can read the first part by clicking here:  Part 1 Now in this final part I wanted to reflect on the most recent Star Wars movie that was released in theaters … Continue reading When The (Impersonal) Force Awakens…

Star Wars, The Force, and the God You’re Looking For

First, I have an open confession.  I have loved Star Wars since I was a child and watched George Lucas' original trilogy of films at home on VHS.  This was before they were "enhanced" and 'special' editioned.  I was so excited when the original trilogy was re-released in theaters in 1997, which was twenty years … Continue reading Star Wars, The Force, and the God You’re Looking For

The Best of the Catholic Web

For many, it is not so much a lack of choices that keep us from encountering the best, but their overabundance that can overwhelm us and paralyze us.  Western Culture has made choice one of the many gods of this age; to choose for the sake of choosing instead of choosing what is the best … Continue reading The Best of the Catholic Web