Tag Archives: radical

The Revolution to End All Revolutions

“Love your enemies.” Outrageous! No one had ever dared propose such a thing before. It’s called grace, unmerited favor toward those who don’t deserve it (which is everyone, by the way). And it’s at the very the core of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 18

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Five: My Life of Radical Idealism in Barcelona (Continued) Previously: Caterina introduced The Fool to her friends, “a jolly mess of Marxism.” ↔ That first evening in Barcelona was almost mystical, … Continue reading

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California Shootings

Shooters killed 14 people (and wounded 21) in San Bernardino, California, just minutes from where I used to live and work, and where I still have friends. I’ve been trying to process this latest outrage ever since it broke on the … Continue reading

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