President Biden on abortion and Pope Francis on pastors. Magisterium vs. Magistrate

Joe Biden disagrees with the Catholic magisterium which teaches that life begins at conception. Some Catholic bishops have cast the judgment that he should therefore be denied the sacrament of Eucharist.

Labels. Relationships. Toxic people. Shadows.

If we “stop” at the stage of excising toxic people from our lives, won’t we again be a hardened mixture that’s “stuck”?

Listening. And another prayer hangup of mine

Religious idealism permeates even atheism in our culture, having conditioned us to value answers more than questioners.

A psycho-spiritual role for logic

Despite how desperately you wish to embody some ideal, you can’t. Logically, ideals cannot be fully embodied by ANYbody.

We are not mere thinking machines; we are feelers as well.

“Exceptionally smart” – Daily self-help readings are empty calories

“When a clever meme or platitude speaks to two people, be reflective about the differences between every person.”

A scientist’s view of COVID facts

The COVID vaccine divide. “Facts” are folly