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Andy Otto

My name is Andy Otto. For two and a half years I was a Jesuit in the Society of Jesus. It has informed and transformed my life. I have a BA in Communication and a minor in Psychology. I love travelling, swing dancing, Disney, and have lived in Boston, New York, DC, Jamaica, and Orlando.

Discerning Advent – Darkness

Incarnation occurs all the time, even in our decisions. We are in a whirl of confusion and feel like we’re in darkness. Advent is a time of sitting with those raw feelings and emotions because discernment begins with observation.

Strong Women, Strong Men

Feminists often talk about “strong women”. But we rarely hear about “strong men” in the same way. True courage and strength means an embrace of genuine feminism—a feminism that reveals the beauty of male and female. Perhaps we can reexamine the meaning of a “strong man” as an effort to balance out our views of men and women.