Tag: faith


Loopholes


The difference between faith and belief is one of those loopholes which has long kept me out of trouble among my more pious clergy friends.  I’m always getting yelled at about things I write. It’s fun; it’s sort of like ecclesial bumper cars. I love loopholes.  They can be so...

Martinis and Miracles


As Christmas approaches, I wondered today, what made me happy about the season.  Gingerbread martinis.  I know. A good Christian would have thought perhaps, of Lessons and Carols Festivals - I was that Christian once. Or perhaps of Midnight Mass - well, to be honest, I found it horribly exhausting....