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Cafeterias. Men Should Stay Out of Them.

I have been eating in a cafeteria for the past few weeks. The buffet is a tempting death trap – pick what you want, as much as you want, and only what you want. I am the master of my own culinary consumption – which is more or less true at restaurants or at home, but the cafeteria buffet line takes it to levels beyond what any human can take. T...

07 06 2017

Catholics and Fridays. What Happened?

Should we abstain from meat on Fridays? The short answer is – yes. The longer answer is – you need to practice penance on Friday and can substitute something in place of abstaining from meat. Here’s the problem. The longer answer has practically destroyed the Friday penance in the United States. Many countries still practice mandatory abst...

06 21 2017

Why Men Need To Fast

I am staring at the Exodus 90 kit (if you don’t know what Exodus 90 is, click here). The 90 days of living the dream haven’t started for me yet but will be here before I know it. Prayer and fasting aren’t a new concept for me, but the rigor and length of Exodus 90 are a more intense take on it. I might be crazy, but I am looking forward to st...

04 19 2017

“He Fornicated & Read the Papers”

In The Fall, a fictional philosophical novel by Albert Camus, one character reflects aloud: “I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read the papers. After that vigorous definition, the subject will be, if I may say so, exhausted.” I first heard this line re...

01 28 2016

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