C. S. Lewis says, of writing: "Always try to use language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your words couldn’t mean anything else." That's my goal here.  I’m a disciple of Jesus Christ and a family man; I live on a farm and teach theology; I'm busy, but joyfully so. Most days, though I have much to say, I’ve little time to say it. I mean, the goats aren’t going to milk themselves, right? And Netflix, my old friend. But when I do have a minute to write...

Freedom & the Limitations of Democracy
There seems, in these latter days, a growing sense that democracy as it’s currently being peddled can neither account for
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Truth & the Common Sense(less) Media
One of my New Year's resolutions is to read more fiction.  That said, I've decided to read the fiction found in
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The Lord is Now About to Enter His Temple
So, I've been working on three pretty meaty blog posts these past few days (I know, I know, finish a
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Why I Don’t Blog Much/More/Enough
Yesterday, surveying my folder of half-written blog posts, I counted eleven. Eleven posts I started but never finished; eleven incomplete
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365(ish) Days of Wedded Bliss
My dear wife and I just celebrated our 1st anniversary: 365 days of wedded bless (as my mother would say…who
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Spidey Edie: Sidekick to the Saints
Whatever your interest in The Avengers, Batman vs. Superman, the Fantastic Four, I can say without hesitation that my daughter
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Farm Life
What I expected of this circa 1975 Vermont Castings Defiant I wood burning stove from the moment we moved on
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Edith Thérèse
Usually Edie plays hide and seek whenever I put my hand on Sarah’s tummy.  But last night, my daughter was
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Learning Christ
My mother (posing above center, with a solemn dignity I might add) shared a little prayer card with me that
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Christian Sexual Morality
It’s just me and the sophomore boys, sitting around a table, asking the difficult questions, facing difficult truths, seeking to
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PSP (Professional Self Portrait)
Surviving time apart can be difficult, especially for a couple about to be married!  So, to help make time more
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Cenacle
Cenacle: from the Latin cenaculum, used in the Vulgate for the “upper room” where Jesus and the Twelve celebrated the Passover, and
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