You Can Save The World

If you ever experience the torture pleasure of studying Western philosophy, you will find out that there have been basic questions that humanity has always pondered. The relationship between the unchanging and the changing is one of the them. Another is the relationship between actual and potential. But the big question at the base of…

Your Payback

I lived in the Back Bay of Boston for about 5 years. The Back Bay is one of the most exclusive places to live in Boston, maybe even the country, and so that makes it also a destination for homeless people to come to ask for money. At some point early on in my living…

God At Work

Ecuador just recently had its presidential elections, like we had in the States back in November. In Ecuador there are a bunch of political parties, not just two or three, and so there are a lot of campaigns in the run-up to a primary they had in February. That means a lot of activity and…

Another Kind of Seat

Several years ago, I was in the seminary investigating whether or not I had a vocation to be a diocesan priest. We had 7 guys that came into our class that year. Every year, each one of us had a written evaluation, and after 2 years, there’s a big evaluation to see if you go…