St Patrick came to know God during his years as a shepherd on the Irish hills, later to return and forgive those who enslaved him. Patrick wrote many letters denouncing slavery, and promoting peace among warring clans. Today, the Anglican Archbishop of Armagh is called the Primate of All Ireland (cool, no?). The cathedral in... Continue Reading →
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What will humans be doing in the digital age? Reading Kevin Kelly's book?
As you know, I love books, and I love serving my community, which leads to a natural love of my local public library. So this year, I'll be joining Henderson Memorial Public Library's 100 Book Challenge...with a twist. I'm going to vlog my book reviews on YouTube live, at the pace of 2 books per... Continue Reading →
Short answer: It can be. The word "Hallowe'en" comes from "All Hallows Eve." Hallowed means holy, as in "hallowed be thy name." Thus "All Hallows" is another way to say "All the Holies" aka "All Saints Day" which is celebrated on November 1st. Since we can't possibly know all of the people who are... Continue Reading →
I haven't been posting much about the racism, violence, and controversy that have enveloped our nation. I have become convinced this is an historic time, and that we are seeing what the US was like in the 1960s all over again. But as a white person growing up in a white community surrounded by structural... Continue Reading →