Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Dream

I was sitting in the second seat on a bus taking notes. Someone was in the first seat. The bus was stopped in a parking lot. The driver got off the bus and the buss started to roll forward. I … Continue reading

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Blogistratory Administrivia

Dear Readers –  Three important things!  First: the name has changed.  I’ve been Doxos since 1998. I’m done now. In fact, the domain is up for sale (not the server space, just the name).  It’s going to be up for … Continue reading

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The Ark Option?

Today’s readings: Hebrews 11:1-7 Mark 9:2-13 By faith Noah… with reverence built an ark for the salvation of his household. Hebrews 11:7 We had a baptism at Mass last Sunday, a rejoicing with the family and a chance to renew our … Continue reading

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Tower Crossing.

Today’s Readings: Genesis 11:1-9 Mark 8:34—9:1 Take up your cross. This phrase comes up whenever I meditate on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary. As I contemplate the Mystery of Our Lord carrying his Cross for us I hear this … Continue reading

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On the Road to Babel

Today’s readings: Genesis 9:1-13 Mark 8:27-33 Dread fear of you shall come upon all the animals of the earth and all the birds of the air, upon all the creatures that move about on the ground and all the fishes … Continue reading

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A Massage, Please Lord.

Today’s Readings: Genesis 8:6-13, 20-22 Mark 8:22-26 Looking up the man replied, “I see people looking like trees and walking.”Then he laid hands on the man’s eyes a second time and he saw clearly; his sight was restored and he … Continue reading

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Forty Days and Forty Nights

Today’s Readings: Genesis 6:5-8; 7:1-5, 10 Mark 8:14-21 …Great was man’s wickedness on earth, and… no desire that his heart conceived was ever anything but evil… We will be reading about Noah (or Noe, as the Latin text calls him … Continue reading

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Mark of Cain

Today’s Readings: Gen 4:1-15, 25 Mark 8:11-13 Why are you so resentful and crestfallen. If you do well, you can hold up your head; but if not, sin is a demon lurking at the door: his urge is toward you, … Continue reading

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Twerk It!

Today’s readings: Sirach 15:15-20 1 Corinthians 2:6-10 Matthew 5:17-35 If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you; if you trust in God, you too shall live; he has set before you fire and water to whichever … Continue reading

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Take yer meds, bro.

Today’s Readings: Genesis 3:9-24 Mark 8:1-10 Adam, where are you? Genesis 3:9 This is such a scene as no writer could invent. Sure, an all powerful Creator, that’s OK. Paradise is easy to imagine, as is a willful creature who … Continue reading

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