Spiders

7 years ago with 13 comments
“You’re gonna have to call in a prescription for more adderal,” says an instant message from my friend S. “My head is all fuzzy.” Oops, that wasn’t for me. S. hastily explains that he was trying to chat his wife, but got the wrong window. He’s been diagnosed with ADHD for ages, he says, and the last couple of weeks has been trying to cope with it ...

Journal: Grace Does Not Destroy Nature

7 years ago with 21 comments
On Sundays, I usually replace normal prayer time with spiritual reading. It’s a bit more relaxed (as befits a Sunday), I can have coffee and cigarettes while I do it (I don’t think Jesus minds), and it’s always wonderfully worthwhile. Lately I have been reading Frank Sheed’s Theology and Sanity, and keeping a Bible and my journal nearby. Last Sunday’s session ...

Theology Insanity!

8 years ago with 6 comments
Mainly under the influence of my mother, I’ve been reading some theology: namely Frank Sheed’s Theology and Sanity. I’m pretty sure I remember reading it in home school too, or anyway being supposed to read it, although at that time, having never actually picked the book up, I thought the title was Theology Insanity! Yes, with an exclamation point. Oh boy, is it good stuff. ...