What do you call it when you decline any kind of romantic relationship? And give up any prospect of having children and grandchildren? And forgo any ambition of financial security? And relinquish the freedom to choose where you live? And cede the prerogative even to select your own wardrobe?Read more
I spent the entire three-day Memorial Day weekend watching television. Some movies, yes, and a couple of series that I had recorded. But “Naked and Afraid?” Yup. Bare butts held my attention for several back-to-back episodes (pun intended).
This lost weekend was both self-analysis and self-medication for something I learned during my most recent psychotherapy session.Read more
At the Last Supper, Jesus gave us what could be called his final, “death bed” request.Read more
In many churches of the Eastern rites, it’s traditional for the congregation to gather outside the sealed church on Easter morning, symbolizing Christ’s time in the tomb. The priest, with his hand cross, knocks three times on the main door and it is thrown open. The people enter, as if entering Christ’s kingdom, to adore their risen savior in the Eucharist.Read more