Death by a 1000 nibbles

Back in the first century, Ignatius injected himself into enough political debates that he wound up getting eaten by lions at the Coliseum.  But no doubt tut-tutting NPR listeners would have deplored the way the Church had injected itself into live theater.  Ignatius’s successor bishops have opted for an ignobler end, agreeing to be nibbled … Read more


My niece is a little dare devil.  She likes to stand on my knees and lean backwards as far as she can – a big smile on her face…   The faith of a child is a precious thing.  And what if I let her go? It would be better to have a great millstone tied … Read more