Category Archives: religion

undoing the evil of isis

It’s well into Lent, but you don’t have to be Catholic–or even Christian–to recognize and do something about evil.  No matter where you are in your spiritual life–or even if you don’t have one–I think we can all agree that … Continue reading

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“i will show you my faith by my works”

My literary idol is J.R. R. Tolkien, a lifelong Catholic who created the world of Middle Earth and developed his characters and stories–The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings being the best well-known–to depict the epic struggle of Good … Continue reading

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book review: “faithless”

Katie Thedley investigates and photographs abandoned places, posting what she finds on her urban exploration blog.  But nothing and nowhere she’s ever experienced before can prepare her for what—or rather, whom—she finds in St. Michael’s and All Angels church in … Continue reading

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look, if you dare, upon the face of an angel

I’ve mentioned before that my upcoming YA sci-fi book Lost Dogs has religious elements, and in writing it, I’ve done some research on angels.  Now, we all know what angels look like, right?  Guys in long robes, wings, halos, harps, … Continue reading

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how life is like a dog walk

I have three dogs: Cookie, a female black Lab-Beagle mix; Cecilia, a female Beagle-Basset Hound; and Tequila (or Tiki), a moy-macho Chihuahua mixed with maybe Boston Terrier.  My wife Joni and I take them around our block every day.  And … Continue reading

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