What are heroes remembered for?
History is filled with people that are deemed to be heroes/heroines. But do all of them meet the threshold of heroism? 636 more words
Our very first weekend Clay Pots Retreat for writers, artists, and media professionals was a “quiet” success! (During the 30-hour retreat–with an additional optional Friday evening–we had 19 hours of silence.) According to the retreatants, the combination of conferences, quiet prayer time, spiritual direction, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and the celebration of the Eucharist, all made for an “awesome experience.” According to another retreatant, “The retreat was a great space for deepening relationship with God, understanding our role as evangelizers in media, and discovering and overcoming spiritual blockages/obstacles.” 395 more words
In the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris, you walk away from the story feeling like you’ve woken up from a dream. Eyes not quite adjusted to daylight yet, ears still mesmerized by the nightclub jazz piano and the murmuring of party-goers, you find yourself blinking and a bit disoriented as you step outside again. 876 more words
The Barna research group assessed various theological and faith-based segments of the population and grouped them into voting blocs. For an interesting, yet timely read, follow the link below… 128 more words