Lycoris Recoil Ep. 9: The Grace of a Friend

Human beings have two responses to anxiety and crisis situations: to freeze up and do nothing, or to get busy—and I mean really busy. Or as Brené Brown and other mental health professionals term it, under-functioning and over-functioning. Sadly, this fundamental difference in responses to stress is the stuff that often tears relationships apart, rendering… Read More Lycoris Recoil Ep. 9: The Grace of a Friend

Haruhi’s Five Ways, Way I: The Motion of Itsuki Koizumi

It’s not necessary to wax philosophical about Haruhi Suzumiya’s SOS Brigade to enjoy the clever, absurdist humor of the franchise. Yet, as the Brigade searches out the mysteries of the Universe, how could I resist joining them? Thus, in these coming weeks, I’ll be engaging with some of Koizumi’s philosophical theories from my own Thomistic tradition. How,… Read More Haruhi’s Five Ways, Way I: The Motion of Itsuki Koizumi

Throwback Thursday: The Invisible God and A Place Further Than the Universe

Today we continue a final series of Throwback Thursday posts that run through the end of 2020 and help in celebrating our 10th anniversary! Twwk returns to one of this blog’s original columns, “The Invisible God,” in today’s article. We hope you’ll enjoy, and also continue to stay tuned as other current and former writers… Read More Throwback Thursday: The Invisible God and A Place Further Than the Universe