The idolatry and slavery of identity

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in You.” –  St. Augustine, Confessions “All of you who were baptized into Christ have put on the family likeness of Christ.  Gone is the distinction between Jew and Greek, slave and free man, male and female – you […]

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Why we need Christmas

The seasons of Advent and Christmas are my favorite times of year when I let them be. I’m pretty much a grump by nature, so the joy of the holiday season doesn’t come naturally to me.  My mood beginning in late October and early November is one of fussiness, because it is then that I […]

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