Category Archives: change

The Justice of Twitter

Last week, in the aftermath of Troy Davis’s execution, I read several articles that analyzed what happened as far as the social media influence on creating the delay and in uniting people across the world in advocating for his life. … Continue reading

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let them eat cake

A few days ago, when a question was posed to Ron Paul at a GOP debate about who would pay for the treatment needed for an uninsured 30 year old man with a life threatening condition, Ron Paul responded that … Continue reading

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Banking the Ashes

It’s been one of those long, slow days. Not a holiday proper, I actually intended on getting some things done but have been sort of in this contemplative loop when I should have been on a work speedway. It’s strange, … Continue reading

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towards a moral economy

The mad kitten…I should just stop there and let your imagination fill in the rest but no, I want to share. 🙂 On day 5 of being without power (6 days total, I have it back now) the mad kitten … Continue reading

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the thin blue line

If you are of a certain age and cultural background you will immediately get the cultural reference of the title of this post. If you are not, then I will tell you that The Thin Blue Line is a 1988 … Continue reading

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artifice

In the last section that I read of GK Chesterton’s “What is Wrong with the World” he said that the only century in which we shared a common sense of reality, truth and honesty was the 18th century – the … Continue reading

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the voice of history

(the following is the text for the sermon from today’s Eucharist service on http://blogtalkradio.com/grace-independent broadcast at 9am EST and available as a podcast on blogtalkradio or on iTunes through the Grace Independent feed) Yesterday, All my plans for today’s homily … Continue reading

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the poor romance

When you think about it, much of our Western mythos revolves around romanticizing the poor and poverty. That is not wholly true; it is an Eastern mythos as well. The lack of possessions, of money, of the responsibility and relationship … Continue reading

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the people of the tent

I had my first up close and personal encounter with HD TV. I was at a friend’s house this morning and they had recently purchased a flat screen TV and switched to FIOS. I was shocked at the image on … Continue reading

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the dreams of bees

Among other things, I have spent the past day or so educating myself more about the schools of Buddhism and revisiting my own belief structure (as something to be examined neutrally). The impetus to do this all stems from the … Continue reading

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