A comment made in the early scenes of the movie Avatar really stuck with me. One of the Na'vi criticized the ignorance of some of the humans by saying, "You can't fill a cup that's already full." This is a variation of a saying I've heard before, but it really got me thinking. How truly … Continue reading is your cup full?
My wife and I had the great pleasure of seeing Avatar last night in 3D. Amazing. If you haven't seen it, it's definitely worth seeing if only for the experience of a truly immersive 3D movie. That's not what I want to talk about, though. The story of the movie brings up a good critique … Continue reading environmentalism & faith
A lot of criticism and disgust turns up around this time of year due to the commercialism that seems to have taken over Christmas. Much of this is aimed at the many attempts to exclude Jesus and even the word "Christmas" from cards, letters, comments etc. It also comes from ridiculous things like "Holiday Trees" … Continue reading keeping Christ in Christmas
Father Roderick of SQPN.com talked about the importance of perseverance recently. He pointed out its applications in diet, exercise, prayer life, etc. I'd like to echo that sentiment with some comments of my own. As we can all attest, the world tries very hard to pull each of us away from anything that is challenging, … Continue reading perseverance
One of my favorite quotes of Anthony de Mello (a favorite of mine, as you'll find) is as follows: "My business is to do my thing, to dance my dance. If you profit from it, fine; if you don't, too bad!". That definitely sums up my purpose here. Consider me another voice in the cacophony … Continue reading time to wake up