Tag: morality

Bad Trades

This paragraph in today’s Glimpse of Grace from Madeleine L’Engle meshes well with the words of Bishop Robert Barron published to accompany today’s readings in Magnificat. So, here’s L’Engle: God created, and it was joy: time, space, matter. There is, and we are part of that is-ness, part of that beginning. That is our calling: co-creation. Every single one of…

Rhetoric and Truth

A few months ago, How to Win an Argument by Marcus Tullius Cicero (selected, edited, and translated by James M. May) caught my eye. I started reading it this week. So far, so good. May has done a good job of making what-I-was-concerned-would-be-lofty ideas very accessible. Cicero’s words are broken up into sections consisting of a paragraph or two from…