Monthly Archives: November 2012

Musings on Thanksgiving, Pedro Almodovar, and the Deconstruction of the “Nuclear Family”

Today is Thanksgiving, a time of warmth, happiness, and relaxation. For some. For others is a time of pain, quarrels, and frustration. Sometimes it is both. Last fall I saw a Q & A with one of the greatest living directors today: Pedro Almodovar. When asked what theme he constantly returned to, what theme has […]

An Open Table: Part of the Synchroblog for Sanity

Through out the past 3-4 years the Church (and the Christian faith in general) has been a place of struggle and frustration. I’ve witnessed both the astounding beauty and the shocking ugliness that can grow out of Church communities. At my Christian university I grew tired of the hate directed towards women, art, science, Democrats, […]