A Lazy Idealist

A note: This post was originally written for my previous blog, Come and Sit With Me . I thought that it would be a good post to recycle, and hopefully be a symbol of my own humanity, and the humanity that we are confronted with every day. Let’s be bold everyone! I like to describe…

Let Your Freak Flag Fly?

I am often amused by where inspiration stems from; often, I become inspired in a brief second and by something that is seemingly disconnected from the topic that comes to mind. One of my largest sources of inspiration is music. Today, I was listening to one of my recent music finds (that has quickly jumped…

We No Longer Have Worth?

I am currently reading the Oscar Romero biography, “Love Must Win Out,” by Kevin Clarke, and in it there is a striking passage that stirred my reflection on human worth: When these campesinos embraced the obvious, that no, it was not God’s will that they should suffer so, that they had inherent dignity as people…

Welcome! to “On Holy Ground Zero”

I invite you, wherever you are at this moment, to pause. Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. And slowly, make yourself aware of your feet. Are they planted firmly on the ground? Are they crossed at the ankle, relaxed? Are they sinking into soft earth, or frozen in mid-animation? Make yourself aware. And as…