Becoming Thanksgiving

And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” (Luke 22:19) Jesus is our Eucharistic Lord. He is our thanksgiving. He is our offering to God. Christ’s whole life was an offering, a thanksgiving sacrifice poured out unto the Father and … Continue reading Becoming Thanksgiving

A Vision of Dominion: The Quadrivium on Numbers and Naming

Arithmetic, the first of four Quadrivium subjects, sheds light on the nature of our humanity. When contextualized by scripture, this study can even assist us in the task of realizing the true meaning dominion. Arithmetic Arithmetic is the study of number. While it concerns counting, adding, and subtracting, it is ultimately about the meaning of unity and relationship. This is one … Continue reading A Vision of Dominion: The Quadrivium on Numbers and Naming

Not to Presume upon Grace: Beware the Way of the Double-minded

“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.” 2nd Corinthians 7:10 Saul fails to carry out the Lord’s command, and so Samuel communicates God’s decision to remove him from the throne. Though he affects repentance, and indeed does regret his loss, we can see that he is … Continue reading Not to Presume upon Grace: Beware the Way of the Double-minded