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The “Original” Top Ten List

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It has been a while since I’ve posted anything.  I’ve wanted to.  I’ve had ideas.  I just haven’t found the time (when I wasn’t entirely exhausted) to actually do so.   I spent this morning cleaning out my email inbox (got it down from 2500 entries with 350 unread to only 50 and none unread.)  Along the way, I came… Read more »

A Hero’s(?) Journey

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 A few weekends ago, our whole family attended one of my daughter’s confirmation retreats.  The theme of the weekend was “Sacraments and Sacramentals”.  The context in which these topics were discussed was the “Hero’s Journey” monomyth pattern identified by Joseph Campbell. At the end of the weekend, we were given the assignment to “write an essay discussing our faith journey” with… Read more »

Moral Authority?

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In the last few weeks, the same question has come at me from a couple different directions in a couple different forms. In a recent tete-a-tete I had with a Facebook friend and fellow scouter, he postulated that his morality was based on biblical teaching while mine was based on nothing but my feelings, and therefore baseless. A blog post… Read more »