I haven’t heard much about weeping statues recently. It seems that this kind of thing was a much hotter topic when I was growing up Catholic on the South Side of Chicago back in the 1980’s. But recently, not so… Read moreWeeping Mary(s): Nature, Hoax, or Miracle?
In two earlier posts I spoke about some of the practical aspects of suffering as a follower of Christ. I wrote about placing ourselves in the right kinds of spiritual environments, and surrounding ourselves with the right kind of people… Read moreSurviving Suffering: Part III- Spiritual Acts
I’m of the opinion that the culture we find ourselves in, the culture of social justice “warriors,” snowflakes, safe spaces, gender sensitivity training, “perceived” realities, and “felt needs,” is often, but not always, the result of one group of people… Read moreChildhood Trauma, Social Justice and The Tragedy of Guilt Transference
A recent Facebook post asked the intriguing question of whether or not believers in Jesus (i.e. in Jesus’ full deity) would be comfortable if it were true that Jesus referenced Old Testament events that were not factually true as if… Read moreDid Jesus Make Historical Errors?
In my last post I discussed some ways to handle suffering in the Christian life. There I discussed the kinds of people, places, and things we should surround ourselves with when experiencing hard instances of pain and serious suffering. Here,… Read moreSurviving Suffering – Part II: In the Morning When I Rise…