Shallot Acrobats and The Joy of Creation

“The Christian apprehension of creation requires and involves the principle that creation is benefit. It shows us God’s good pleasure as the root, the foundation and the end of divine creation.” -Karl Barth, CD III.1 p.331 “God’s gracious action in creation belongs from the first to that delight, pleasure, and regard that the Trinity enjoys […]

‘The Revenant’, Suffering and the Ethics of Beauty

“…he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.” -2 Peter 1:4 “Who and what is the God who is to be known at the point upon […]

Lent and the Overwhelming Mystery of Existence and Being: The Experience of God

“quia fecisti nos ad te et inquietum est cor nostrum donec requiescat in te (because thou hast made us toward thyself and our heart is restless until it rests in thee)” -St. Augustine For lent I decided to abandon time spending on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Tumblr) in hopes of directing my […]