Mechanical Legs

6 years ago with 14 comments in Uncategorized
One summer, age 15, I looked around and noticed I was in a fantastic mood. It wasn’t occasioned by anything in particular. I remember the quality of the sunlight and the feeling of lightness. I told myself, Fix this moment in your memory; you’re feeling good for no reason. Next time you’re feeling bad for no reason, remember this, come back here. Naturally, this never ...

The One Right Thing

6 years ago with 19 comments in Uncategorized
Grave harm has been wrought…by teaching that a man must find the will of God, never his own, in all things. Where we are within reality and there are ten reality choices, it is man’s choice that is absolute, that makes the choice right. There is then no need to be on the perpetual alert to find the one haunting, threatening, objective good thing to do. God wants us to wish. In our ...

Small Reminder:

7 years ago with 2 comments in Uncategorized
When the Apostles learned of the Resurrection, they were overjoyed. They were also confused and scared and had no idea what was going on. Nor did they know about the blessings and the tremendous new works of God that were heading in their direction. “My Father is working still,” says Jesus; “and I am working.” Easter is the beginning, not the end. Just in case your ...

Report From the Front

7 years ago with 6 comments in Uncategorized
Happy Easter! One thing I like about Easter: everything. But besides that, there’s the fact that we get what amounts to a week full of Sundays. No good excuse not to rejoice.1 I’m just coming out of a three-week funk, and that’s an awfully long time for me. I tried all my best tricks, but still didn’t feel like it was ever going to stop. That it did stop — ...