Pentecost Ponderings: Missing the Mark

My first day back and I have forgotten my keys. At least for the first part of this missive I am sitting in my car waiting for Marco to return from an errand. I suppose it shows that I had a reasonably relaxing vacation in that my usual habit of...

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Pentecost Ponderings X

Fear, it seems, is a base instinct. It comes out of the natural sense of self-preservation. In the right doses it can tell us that standing in the path of an oncoming train, or poking a bear with a stick may not be good for our long-term health. Some animals...

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Pentecost Ponderings IX

It seems that St. Matthew’s has become a “Poke-Stop.” If you haven’t heard of “Pokemon Go” it is a very recently released game for smartphones. The idea is that it is a video game where one catches cute little creatures called Pokemon. It’s based on a popular card game and...

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