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A 12th Century Letter To The Artist

Somewhere around the year 1122 AD, Benedictine artist/monk Roger of Helmarshausen, under the pseudonym Theophilus, wrote a treatise on artistic crafts titled …

How to Share the Faith

Why do we hesitate to share our faith? After all we have been sent out into the world to do just that. …

The Cheshire Cat and Life’s Purpose

In Lewis Carroll’s, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice is wandering in an unfamiliar forest when she meets the Cheshire Cat. “Would you …

We Are Made For Community

We are most fully ourselves when we live as part of a community. There is an old Russian proverb, some wisdom that …

Pilgrims In A Foreign Land

Sometime in the late 4th century, around the year A.D. 380, a “woman of means” went on a pilgrimage to the Holy …

The Defeat of Satan

Satan must have been pleased with himself. Imagine this embodiment of evil, the father of lies, a murderer from the beginning, smiling …