An experience at a speakeasy put me in touch with the spirituality of the senses, all five of them.
So what if I want white wine with beef or red with chicken? Our culture tries to conform to the expectations and the “supposed-to’s” of the status quo. Are we trying to be something we’re not?
A search for the Ward 8, Boston’s most famous cocktail, leads to an authentic encounter with an old man at the bar. Sometimes it’s the stories that we’re seeking and the people who tell them.
“I have a few images of God. I’ve imagined God as a parent or a friend. I’ve thought of God the Artist when I see the beauty around me or a sky painted with the setting sun. I’ve also considered Jesus the Traveller when I’m on the road or the […]
Why is it that we can be so Puritanical about sex and our bodies? This can be a big problem where taboos and repression have a counter-effect that causes promiscuity, addiction, eating disorders, and the de-sanctifying of our bodies. The Bad Catholic blog examined the tensions between Puritanical sexual repression and the […]