«The only thing secular is sin.»
– Robert Hugh Benson
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Doxos is the blog of a Roman Catholic Christian working out his salvation in San Francisco, The California Republic.
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Seduxisti me Domine et seductus sum.
I who have written this story, or rather this fable, give no credence to the various incidents related in it. For some things in it are the deceptions of demons, other poetic figments; some are probable, others improbable; while still others are intended for the delectation of foolish men.
(Closing lines of the Táin Bó Cúalnge)
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Category Archives: courage
✙ JMJ The Readings for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Isaiah 35:4-7 James 2:1-5 Mark 7:31-37 Et adducunt ei surdum, et mutum.They brought to him one who was deaf and mute.OK. We need to look at some Greek. The … Continue reading
I am a member of Courage, and while I find their ministry in my life a great blessing, I’m struggling with my presence there. I have trouble with the 12 Step Model when we’re not trying to address an addiction … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about rule books today, viz sex and the church. There’s only two books: The Church’s Rules and Not the Church’s Rules, although the latter comes in several various, often unique editions. Many people outside the Church use … Continue reading
The Angel came to Mary. Most of us won’t ever get there. But our conscience calls out to us. That comes from Latin works meaning “with knowledge” and St Paul says we have the law of God written in our … Continue reading
When Christ is praying in the garden he faces the darkness. He knows the reality of sin, the hardness of the world. The fear is real. He is at rock bottom. Everything he thought he had, all that he is, … Continue reading
This is part 2, thinking about Daniel C. Mattson’s Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay. For part 1, now see here. Parts 3, 4 and 5 of Mattson’s book move in a wide arc from theology to friendship, from love to … Continue reading
TL;DR – Good book. Although I’ve some style issues in Part 2 and 4, all the parts are all engaging and thought provoking. All parts, too, are educational both in a spiritual way (if you want to be a faithful … Continue reading
One year in High School our Marching Band raised money by working at Six Flags in Atlanta. I’m unclear how it worked, but basically we performed various minimum wage jobs around the park for one of three half-day shifts and … Continue reading