The Importance of Play

“It’s okay. You made a mistake. You’re still learning,” said a little boy no more than 3 feet tall. In what must have been his

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Why Everyone Should Just “Let it Go”

After watching Disney’s extremely popular and highly controversial Frozen for the third time last night, I’ve come to the conclusion that everyone- bloggers, movie reviewers,

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Conspiracies and Catholicism: Demons

Conspiracies and Catholicism (formerly Conspiracy Theories and Catholicism) is a series of posts about things like albino assassin monks, hidden Bible books, pagan Santas and secret

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Gift of Self

Every person’s most fundamental vocation, moral responsibility, and source of fulfillment is authentic self-giving. I think this claim can be discovered by reason and experience.

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Bethlehem Redux

  Three years ago, Jeff Miller (aka the Curt Jester) posted a somewhat-lengthy discussion of the Christmas movies he’d been watching. Along the way, he

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You Cannot Lose My Love

There is an old saying that says, “You can take a girl out of Texas, but you can’t ever take Texas out of a girl.”

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Thrills, a Poem

Hollow, empty spaces All the world so wide Distraction filling silence While the soul abides. The ego dances freely With the vapid little thrills Temptations

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The Great Gatsby\’s Relevance

The Great Gatsby, the popular American novel known for depicting the Roaring 20\’s with striking honesty, is now a major motion picture, starring the great Leonardo DiCaprio

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