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

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

Emmaus Road: Experiencing More than Spanish in Costa Rica

1 Language to learn.  2 Months.  3 learning sites and micro-climates.  12 hours of day and night.  Over a dozen Churches where we received and adored Jesus.  About 70 cups of local coffee. Hundreds of miles flown, driven and walked.  Thousands of experiences and memories with the Catholic Christians of Costa Rica. More than our … Continue reading Emmaus Road: Experiencing More than Spanish in Costa Rica

Pastimes: Of Church and Baseball

"I've tried them all, I really have, and the only church that truly feeds the soul, day in, day out is the Church of Baseball."  -Susan Sarandon, Bull Durham, 1988. "Baseball is like church.  Many attend, few understand."  --Leo Durocher, former MLB player and manager. Pastime  n.  an activity you enjoy doing during your free … Continue reading Pastimes: Of Church and Baseball