What We’re Reading

Here are several blog posts that I found interesting this week.  I’m sharing them in the thought you might benefit from them, too.

Is Religion Evil?  Secularism’s  Pride and Irrational Prejudice

Here’s a response from Strange Notions to what passes for common wisdom in many circles (most located in certain cities on the East and Left Coasts) is that religion, in general, is a bad thing, and that in the hands of “fundamentalists,” the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and ultra-super-radical-Islamic terrorists, it is inevitably evil. Eliminating religion, it is then suggested or even openly argued, is a sure way to rid the world of evil. The term “religion,” it should be noted, almost always refers to Christianity (or a form of pseudo-Christianity) and then, in some cases, to Islam.

Don’t Just Declutter. De-Own.  from Becoming Minimalist

To Die of Joy.  If we truly understood what the Mass is, that’s what we’d do.  From The Cloistered Heart.

Do Less and Live More.  From Becoming Minimalist.

Why Complaining Doesn’t Get You What You Want.  From Storyline Blog.

About Joel Whitaker

Joel Whitaker is a long-time professional journalist (Tampa Bay Times, Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Bulletin, Institutional Investor, executive newsletters) and Catholic convert. He is the RCIA coordinator for his parish.
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