Argument for the Reasonableness of Eucharistic Substantiation
26 June 2017
I believe both that consubstantiation is reasonable and true. Here's a short argument for why.
04 June 2017
The scar is wound and healing.
The scar is flesh and memory.
The scar is past and present.
We are a people of scars.
The world is broken; broken things are sharp; sharp things cut; cuts are wounds.
As a people of scars, we too are broken.
01 June 2017
I live a life of scars,
so small as to be invisible,
like the slivers and shards and fragments of shrapnel—broken and sharp—
that seared them into the fleshy bits of my me.
A life forgotten
14 May 2017
A life forgotten
Eroding against the incremental scratch of time
Like a lonely obelisk in the desert
Graven with images
Flatland and Theological Expectations
09 March 2017
I am going to confess at the outset that I have not read the novella Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions in its entirety.1 The central conceit of the book, however, has fascinated me since I first learned of it. While scholars read the original...
A Simple Tree Building Algorithm
05 March 2017
It is, unfortunately, not that often that I get the opportunity to devise an algorithm to solve a problem at work. Most work simply doesn’t require that kind of thinking. But I thoroughly enjoy that kind of thinking, and thus thoroughly enjoyed the...
Communication is Hard
21 February 2017
Communication is hard. I have found myself contemplating this truth a lot lately. At work it has become a kind of mantra on my team. Have you ever taken the proverbial step back to consider what all is involved in communicating with another human being...
Thoughts on a Birthday
19 January 2017
I am 26 and as this, my 26th year, comes to a close I see that I have learned a lot.
I have learned how to truly cry–to give a thought, image, or emotion the space to breathe and grow and bubble up into my chest, and then to let that physical sensation...
Ruminations on a Credal Logic
20 September 2016
How do we understand our faith? More precisely, how do we reason deeply and precisely as faith-adherents? Or, perhaps most precisely, how might our faith shape our reason? Do we have a faith seeking the light of understanding, or a faith seeking out...
1 = 0.9999…
01 September 2016
In mathematics it is proven that
1 = 0.9999.... How is this so? But more importantly, in understanding how and why this is true, what can we glean about the nature of paradoxes? Let's explore.