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[caption id="attachment_1921" align="alignright" width="300"] Source: the mean streets of New York's Hell's Kitchen, via Wikipedia.[/caption] Jupiter went direct in Leo on Thursday, and this seems like as good a time as any to address the role that planet plays in astrology : specifically, sorting out the differences between the roles of Jupiter and Neptune. I get the feeling those waters ha ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6c5r0M5gCA Jesus, Peter and Paul. Yesterday I posted my conversation with producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey at an event earlier this week promoting A.D. The Bible Continues , their new NBC series about the early history of the Church (premiering his Easter Sunday at 9:00 PM ET). At ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh_arpctm-s Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact and Forgery (Episode 4) – The Secret Brother of Jesus airs Sunday (3/15) @ 9:00 PM ET on CNN. Synopsis (from a CNN press release): In 2002 , a n a ncient burial box i s unveiled to an astonished world. The casket, known ...
Happy Spring! In winter, we spend inordinate amounts of time inside, dwelling, stewing, stagnating in enforced inactivity. When our hibernating energy finally re-awakens in the spring, it is with a pronounced case of morning breath. After the dust, the must, the rust of winter, a thorough spring cleaning is called for. The promise of renewed life prompts us to prepare a sacred and auspicious wa ...
[caption id="attachment_10096" align="alignleft" width="225"] via wikicommons[/caption] This past year -- heck, this past couple of months! -- has been full of transitions. Passages, they once were called. But there are few markers for so many of life's changes. Aging, for instance, doesn't have a ceremony, a certain day when the world recognises you as an 'elder.' Nor do the slung arrows of ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYKwqj5QViQ Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Year of Living Musically. It's been about a year now since for Father Ray Kelly of St. Brigid's Catholic Church in the small manufacturing town of Oldcastle, Ireland captured the attention and hearts of ever since he captured the hearts of over 40 people (and counting) ...
[caption id="attachment_1403" align="aligncenter" width="628"] 21st Century Church: Absolutes the Church Must Embrace or Die: Part One[/caption] The popular group Hozier has a hit song “ Take Me to Church .” Lest you think, however, the title reflects the current youth culture’s longing to return to the Church they have abandoned, think again. One line in the lyrics goes like this: ...
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