Salvation and World Religions

Ok, so here we go . . . I’m on an email discussion list (where I’m the only Catholic – pray for me!), and right now we’re talking about salvation through Jesus. I have some thoughts on that, but I want to start from a slightly different angle. In Catholicism, participation in the sacramental life […]

I’m A Sacrament :-)

I took yet another quiz (culled from another blog), this one based off of Avery Dulles’ Models of the Church. I tried pasting in my results but they looked atrocious (and I didn’t feel like messing with the HTML), so I’m cutting and pasting straight from the website: You scored as Sacrament model.Your model of […]


Interesting read – thought I’d post it since I had posted earlier about eating animals: The following story is from This is True dated 17 July 2005. It isCopyright 2005 Randy Cassingham, all rights reserved, and reprinted herewithpermission: “Ethical” Defined After more than 100 dead dogs were dumped in a trash dumpster overfour weeks, police […]

I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!

I’ve fallen into that most dreaded of blogging trap: no real posts, just endless quizzes! So here are three more I took: insights into my personality that no one has ever seen before . . . 🙂 Your Blogging Type is Pensive and Philosophical You blog like no one else is reading . . . […]

I’m also A Book Snob :-)

You speak eloquently and have seemingly read everybook ever published. You are a fountain ofendless (sometimes useless) knowledge, andnever fail to impress at a party.What people love: You can answer almost anyquestion people ask, and have thus beennicknamed Jeeves.What people hate: You constantly correct theirgrammar and insult their paperbacks. What Kind of Elitist Are You?brought […]


KC tagged me with this, so here we go! 1. How many books have I owned?Way too many . . . i quickly counted the books in our library (our spare bedroom!) and in other places around the house, and we’ve got around 400 books. However, that doesn’t count the many, many books we bought/acquired […]

What D&D Character Are You?

So unless you play/have played the role playing game Dungeons and Dragons this won’t make any sense 🙂 I took two quizzes here: This is what I came up with: I’m a human true neutral SorcererMy stats are:S 8D 11C 8I 15W 13C 12 Human was a no brainer, wizard was a very close […]

American Gods

I finished reading a book last week called American Gods by Neil Gaiman [I may have misspelled his last name and I’m too lazy to look it up :-)]. The premise of the book is that when every immigrant came over to America they brought their own faith – their own gods – with them. […]