A Little Investigation

Where I am now in Lima, Peru, it is a desert. When you look around, it appears that there is no way that people should be able to live here. How are there 10 million people living in a desert? Somehow, they get water to show up. One morning a few weeks ago, I turned…

Coming Home

Sean McDonough is coming home. Sean McDonough is a TV and radio sports announcer who used to announce for the Boston Red Sox. Some years ago, he left announcing the Red Sox games for another opportunity. That was a surprise to a lot of people, because he is from the Boston area. He was well…

Jesus’ X Marks the Spot

There once was a large company that manufactured widgets in a large factory. That factory earned the company $1 million per day producing widgets non-stop, day and night. One day, all of a sudden, the machine stopped. Shop workers rushed to find the problem but couldn’t find anything to agree on. Middle managers came and…

11th Birthday!

11 Years ago today I started posting my reflections on a blog site that is now non-existent. A few years later, I moved over to WordPress, and have been at this address of alivingmonstrance.wordpress.com ever since. To new and longer-term subscribers alike, thanks for reading and following! I can’t believe it’s been 11 years. If…