Archive for November, 2011

Like A Dog On A Leash

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Speak Anthony! Anthony, roll over… roll over! Sit! Stay!… Good boy. Now, wait in this line for two hours. It’s Black Friday and I’m feeling like a dog on a corporate leash. Keep in mind, I am here blogging and sipping on coffee, and watching HGTV, but I feel the call of the pied piper [...]

A Beer Loving Angel

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

“Aristotle said I am a rational animal; I say I am an angel with an incredible capacity for beer.” And to make this an appropriate Thanksgiving post, I want to give thanks to God for creating Brennan Manning who wrote The Ragamuffin Gospel in which the above quote is found.  

A Deeply Embedded Mystery

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

As humans we are beings in becoming, and what we will be is not yet revealed. Human essence is an eschatological reality that is fully realized in Jesus Christ, and is called forth in each one of us through him in whom humanity is fully realized. It is for this reason that human nature is [...]

Abyss of Eternal Longing

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Sometimes I think our own souls are an abyss of eternal longing that will swallow and crush us like a black hole if we do not learn by faith to set our longing upon God.