June 27, 2017

The IM Saturday Brunch: 6/17/2017 — Grill Daddy Edition

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” GRILL DADDY WANTED Good … [Continue reading...]

Fridays with Damaris: Another Look – Integrity of Life

Integrity of Life by Damaris Zehner For, with the old order destroyed, a universe cast down is renewed, and integrity of life is restored to us in Christ. Prayer offered during Mass: May 3, 2015 • • • The phrase “integrity of … [Continue reading...]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 7 We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience . Today, … [Continue reading...]

Wisdom for Ordinary Time: Eugene Peterson on Philippians 4:13

During Ordinary Time this year, I will be reading and meditating on Eugene Peterson's new book, As Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Conversation on the Ways of God Formed by the Words of God. This book captures sermons from Peterson's … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Ordinary Time

For those who follow the Christian Calendar, we are now in the season after Pentecost. This season is also known as, "Ordinary Time." Robert Webber explains the meaning of the term, and how this season compares to the rest of the … [Continue reading...]

Pic Gallery: Along the Cincinnati Riverfront

A Picture Gallery: Along the Cincinnati Riverfront This past weekend, we got some much needed respite with a quick trip over to southern Ohio. On Saturday, we saw Paul Simon in concert, and then Sunday spent some leisurely … [Continue reading...]

Trinity Sunday: Pic & Cantata of the Week

(Click on picture for larger image) • • • Bach's cantata BWV 194, Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest (O greatly longed-for feast of joy), written to mark the dedication of a new organ in Leipzig on November 2, 1723, is a forty minute … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Brunch: 6/10/17 – Cincinnati Edition

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Photo by Ted at … [Continue reading...]

Friday with Michael & Damaris: Pentecost

Pentecost The room is still; the hearth is cold and dark. A rancid smell of ashes fills the air. The candles stand neglected. Windows stare Like blinded eyes unlit by any spark. How dead this place – no life has left its … [Continue reading...]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 6, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? – The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 6, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? - The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul? • • • We … [Continue reading...]