The Salvational Power of Giving

The last time I was depressed (and I mean really depressed) I lost almost everything. I don’t talk about that year very often, because I would much rather be funny and uplifting and joyous. But it happened, and I could start to feel it happening again. I quit Facebook and social media. I stopped blogging […]

The (Opera Singer) Prayer of St. Francis

Lord, make me an instrument; where there is silence, let me sow voice; where there is repression, emotional outbursts; where there is stage fright, self-confidence; where there is dullness, drama; where there is cracking, support; and where there is Bieber, Puccini. O St. Cecilia, grant that I may not so much seek to be entertained, […]

Prayers of Specification

I have a few religious questions to mull over today, so for those of you who are very anti-religion, this might not be of interest to you.  I will say, however, that this topic could be applicable to a variety of religions, so even though I am a Christian myself, everything I say may apply […]