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Of Images and Imagination

Of Images and Imagination

Mar 17 2010

I remember a “Peanuts” cartoon from a long time ago in which Charlie Brown, Linus, and Schroeder are lying on the side…

“Thou shall … Thou shall not …”

“Thou shall … Thou shall not …”

Mar 04 2010

The gym I belong to has signs throughout the place politely and clearly reminding us what to do and what not to…

On Work and Leisure

On Work and Leisure

Feb 18 2010

There is a moment in the horror movie The Shining when the main character played by Jack Nickolson has finally lost it.…

“Ice, Ice Baby …”

“Ice, Ice Baby …”

Feb 17 2010

I’ve always loved winter even before my late teens when I started to ski.  This probably goes back to when I was…

Homework

Homework

Feb 17 2010

My six year old niece came home from kindergarten the other day with homework. Nothing too strenuous, just a “shapes and colors”…

Why? (cont.)

Why? (cont.)

Feb 13 2010

To: gabriel-angel@heaven.org From: c.coyne@saintmmparish.org Subject:  r.e. Haiti Well, that’s a bit of problem for me there too.  You say that God is…

Why?

Why?

Feb 05 2010

To:  god@heaven.org From:  c.coyne@saintmmparish.org Subject:  Haiti Why? To:  c.coyne@saintmmparish.org From: Gabriel-angel@heaven.org Subject:  r.e. Haiti Dear Chris – God has received your question…

Rites of Family, Rites of Faith

Rites of Family, Rites of Faith

Jan 29 2010

The first funeral homily I ever preached was for my grandmother on the Tuesday of Easter Week during my final year of…

“Are you going to eat that?”

“Are you going to eat that?”

Jan 29 2010

I have some very dear friends from my first assignment – I’ll call them Mark and Claire – with whom I still…

Starry, Starry, Night

Starry, Starry, Night

Jan 29 2010

Last week, I was up in Maine for a couple of days of skiing.  The temperature never got above single digits but…