To be of use –

People wonder about the purpose of work, and a co-worker passed this poem on today that seems to answer part of the question: To be of use. To be of useby Marge Piercy The people I love the bestjump into work head firstwithout dallying in the shallowsand swim off with sure strokes almost out of … More To be of use –

Science vs. Religion … or Science with Religion?

The Atlanta Journal Constitution (a newspaper that isn‘t going out of business March 21), has a very trenchant piece on science vs. religion online right now. One point in it is that the “culture wars” of the last decade or so have made discussions about religion and science into an either-or proposition. The Pat Robertson’s … More Science vs. Religion … or Science with Religion?

Being Catholic

As much as I wish it wasn’t so, there times I wonder why I’m still Catholic. Decades of reporting on the church, particularly those nasty years in the early part of this century covering the sex abuse crisis, can do that to a soul. Being cursed with a questioning nature also plays against me; I’m … More Being Catholic