Propitiation (it’s a real word, I swear!)

There’s a reason The Shawshank Redemption ranks #2 behind The Godfather, and in front of every other movie on IMDB’s list of the top 100 movies of all time. If you haven’t seen it, I’m sure you feel a seemingly insatiable void deep down inside that will remain deprived of satiation until you experience this cinematic marvel. (Also, this post probably won’t resonate with you as much if you haven’t seen it.) Continue reading

God the Spirit, God the Son, God the…Mother?

The other day, my wife and I were having a heartfelt conversation with our daughter about comparisons. She had been comparing herself to some other people at school who were “good at everything” while she was seemingly “good at nothing.” Isn’t that always the way the devil wants us to feel? Continue reading