Why I Write

“Whenever you feel fed up with life, start writing:  ink is the great cure for all human ills, as I have found out long ago.” (C.S. Lewis)

I started this blog to record my thoughts and engage in conversation on a variety of topics: God, the Church, Life Issues, Sexuality, and Media Blindness.  As a convert from the Evangelical faith, I became Catholic in large part by arguing my way towards the Faith.  I realize that a certain  joie de combat will flow from my writing because, well, I love to argue.  I am not one to mull something over endlessly and only pronounce it once it’s absolutely air-tight – the very act of engaging other minds through argumentation is the way I prefer to think.

That being said:  please comment, link, and share – giving credit where it’s due.  Argue, challenge me, and above all ask fantastic questions.

Comments are subject to moderation: Please attempt to be Charitable, not merely “polite”.  Assume the best from others and from me.  This is not that my Ego is fragile, but rather I have found that healthy debate and conversation rather are.  Angry arguments can be found with startling ease on the net – I would prefer this site remain quite unlike the Whopper – that is, flame free.  If you don’t know the person you’re responding to, pretend it’s your grandmother.  Unless, of course, your grandmother was a nasty wench who beat you.  Well, you get the idea, right?  Good.  If you feel I have failed to live up to this standard, please point it out as specifically and quickly as possible.

This world is a tangled mess, but I’ll do my best to show you how I’ve navigated it to get where I am.  I expect you’ll come up with some things I’ve missed along the way, and we can both get to a better place together.

A.M.D.G.

(“For the Greater Glory of God”)

James

One response

11 03 2012
Wagz

Hi James! Ur blog on the “Lesbian denied communion” led me here. I’m glad you found your way home to the catholic church, bro. Peace and love of Christ to you always! 🙂

Victor – cradle catholic – renewed catholic – SSA struggler pursuing chastity in accordance with the catholic catechism and the goals of Courage (www.couragerc.net)

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