By Blood & By Grace: A Reflection on the Feast of St Mary

Today, August 15, is an ancient feast day that remembers the end of the earthly life of Mary, the mother of Jesus. As such, it represents a wonderful opportunity to eulogize this incredible woman, whom God chose to be the human agent of the Incarnation β€” the mother of the Son of God β€” and … Continue reading By Blood & By Grace: A Reflection on the Feast of St Mary

Growing with Intention: Positive-Positive Polarities, or, Dialectical Epistemology

The great physicist Niels Bohr famously wrote: β€œThe opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.” This is an idea that I have come to appreciate more and more over the years: The opposites of so many basic values are not falsehoods, but equally profound values. … Continue reading Growing with Intention: Positive-Positive Polarities, or, Dialectical Epistemology