Monthly Archives: December 2006

The cost of endless war

Steve Bogner has a great year end post at Catholicism, Holiness and Spirituality. He’s certainly a moderate voice and I’m grateful to be able to read his comments and reflections often. Read more here. Technorati Tags:war, military spending, peace

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La Posada

Following Mass and brunch today I took a walk along the Mountain Road at Mt. Irenaeus. It’s a peaceful and contemplative journey and one that I wanted to make. I reflected on this last day of the calendar year and … Continue reading

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Peaceful silence

When peaceful silence lay over all, and night had run it half of her swift course, your all-powerful word, O Lord, leaped down from heaven, from the royal throne.–Wisdom 18:14-15. This is the Entrance Antiphon for today’s Mass. There is … Continue reading

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Gratefulness

In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.– Brother David Steindl-Rast @ gratefulness.org. Brother David has a tremendous site that I’ve added to the links section. I’ve … Continue reading

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Software for Starving Students

I’m a proponent of open source software and this Software for Starving Students collection of Windows and Macintosh open source titles is the best collection I’ve seen to date. Most of these titles are also available for Linux depending on … Continue reading

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Thank you

Thank you to Plainfoolish for a lovely and well written piece about soldiers. She has done a better job than I did in articulating the love of soldiers and the dislike of war. Thank you to all the bloggers and … Continue reading

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Pirates and Emperors

I came across this humorous little animation while looking at the blogs of Houghton College students and faculty. There is a powerful message in this short clip. One of the most enjoyable aspects of blogging is my own curiosity about … Continue reading

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