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What Luther Lost Us

and the natural consequences of such diabolical disunities have born the rotten fruit of many lost souls. Not the least of which, I shall as

How Will You Know Them?

When I’m sitting beside the fireplace in my old age and telling my grandchildren about being a millennial, the narrative around which I...

The Purge

Should a man fail to properly acquaint himself with the reality of his condition and the world at large, he risks being buried beneath...

Be, don't Say

There's something maniacally delicious about jolting the sensibilities of the self-esteemed. But only if the favor is accomplished by...

Stained Glass Soul

The greatest thing that will happen to this generation, is that they will grow old. And as their bodies follow the over-ripe fruits of...

Answer Me, My Priest!

This letter is not the call of Paul Revere, nor is it the charge of Henry the Fifth. Such moments in history are led by men of great...

Response to a Socialist

Axel, I first of all have to begin this letter with an acknowledgement of your impressive ability to think critically. It is an attribute...

Tradition of Truth

Catholicism distinguishes itself from Protestantism in that it possesses only a single pope.

On Losing Strength (Part 2)

Note: This is the second part of a discussion about dealing with the loss of physical strength to injury, illness, and age. To see Part...

On Losing Strength (Part 1)

If you’re young and healthy, this is a concept, but if you’re old or infirm, it’s simply a part of your reality: You are dying. We all...

Learn To Swear

“Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar..” -Polonius, in his farewell to Laertes “And another thing I’m not gonna have on this crew, is...

Resurrect Ideals

The image of a boy holding aloft his toy plane is an iconic depiction of the bold, romantic ambition with which man has always regarded...

Get Insulted

I saw one of the most ridiculous things in my life one year when I was in college. To be fair, I saw many ridiculous things there, but...

Interruptions

*Note: This is the author's response to the essay series, "This I Believe," produced by NPR. For details on this series and to write your...

Up Yours, Sallie Mae

Parents don't like to hear it, but this is the honest truth: College was the worst mistake of my life. $80,000.00 and 4.5 years after...

Let Comfort Die

I want you to recall, if you can, the moment in your life when you felt the most alive. As you mentally shuffle through the archived 35mm...