After the street trolley slowed to a stop, I stepped onto Canal Street and toward a skyscraping Marriott Hotel. At 10 a.m. New Orleans’s French Quarter was sun-soaked and humming, with people streaming along sidewalks and palm trees sending thin shadows across the cement. I followed my friends inside the hotel and up to the… Read More Assuming Makes An . . . You Know the Rest
It has always been interesting to me that Jesus told his disciples that the poor would always be with us. Was this Jesus the fatalist or Jesus the realist? What does this even mean for us as Christians? Through the small body of knowledge I have about economics and poverty, I have arrived at the… Read More The Poor and Us
I don’t want to write today, but I have to because I decided I was going to write every week. I’m trying to develop something I don’t have: discipline. Some would say I do because I spent about three hours in a practice room every day playing clarinet. Sometimes, however, I don’t really do it… Read More I don’t want to write today
[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/ofloversandfools/203637750-enrique-quezada-praying-before-meals.m4a] Listen on iTunes! Listen on Stitcher! Download Last night I got together with two friends to discuss why as Christians we do/should/shouldn’t pray before meals. These are some of the readings that we did: Do I have to say grace before I eat? Why do we… Read More #001 – Why Do We Pray Before Meals?