In an age of rapidly increasing technology, mass higher education, and increasing prosperity it would appear that our lives are forever getting better. Our society is more well informed and well pampered than ever before. Our once simple lives have become more fancy, more fabulous! Every event, institution and organization we are involved in performs […]
Author Archive: Alex Wolke
Alexander Wolke is a happily married Kansas boy who attempts to live a life of balance, love, and holiness. He studied Theology and Philosophy at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas (Go Ravens!). He loves to read, write, play rugby, watch his siblings grow up, and take part in strength sports. His favorite thing to do though is be with his wife who shows him everyday what it means to be a saint.
Lent is here! For many, panic ensues on what one should be giving up for Lent. Chocolates? Facebook? Alcohol? Frequently, I have come up with my fast the day of Ash Wednesday as I am walking up to receive ashes on my forehead. For many years I only associated Lent with fasting. Fasting, to me, […]
I was working in a Youth Summer Conference job (they were very similar to Steubenville conferences) when I had the most uncomfortable experience in my life. The summer staff, ten of us split into two groups of five, were blindfolded and put in a car by our bosses. We drove for what felt like three […]
One of my favorite movies, if not my favorite of all time, is Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line. I watched this movie in my senior year of college, with my beautiful wife (we had been married for about three months at that point) and my fellow classmates, for a class on Terrence Malick’s films. […]