New words crop up all the time in this digital age. I can only imagine Webster’s Dictionary has never been so in flux at any other point in history, and as an English major, I find it totally fascinating and a little hilarious. Culture and society just creates words as we go, and with the […]
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May 9th, 2013 · 155 Comments · Mary and Martha Moments
It seems like we live in a world where everyone thinks they have a right to an opinion about everyone else’s family size (and parenting strategies, but that’s another post entirely). Many people think two is the most appropriate number and are fascinated by asking the question, “Are you done now?” Some Catholics get a […]
March 27th, 2013 · 47 Comments · Mary and Martha Moments
I’ve been doing some more thinking about God’s plan for agriculture since the “Does Satan Hate Bread?” post and after writing about the seasonality of meat. I was pondering the verse in Genesis when God doles out the list of consequences for the first sin ever committed. Man’s sin damaged the threefold harmony of the […]
February 12th, 2013 · 147 Comments · Mary and Martha Moments
Whenever we talk about bread being bad, whether it be because of phytic acid, lectins, carbs, or gluten, many Christians offer a simple rebuttal: Jesus said, “I am the Bread of Life.” If Christ raised bread in such high esteem as to become bread, how can it be so evil? In fact, in Catholic teaching, […]