sign of the cross

Thoughts on Faith: the prayer of community

(ORIGINALLY POSTED IN TRINITY MAGAZINE ONLINE) Relationships and connections Written by Bill Peatman Friday, 17 June 2011 00:00 We declare the Trinity frequently in our religious practices, but I have to admit I don’t think about it very often. I mean, for me, the Trinity has always been presented as a kind of academic topic. … Continue reading

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2010. That’s about … Continue reading


Depression, Interrupted

Over the last twenty years, I have struggled with depression. Some years are good. Some years are sad. Some years are gray and boring. Medication helps: it is the trampoline under my window… if I jump, the fall will be jolted, and peter out. There is always a question in my head when I wake up: will this be the day when I am unwilling to move, to get out of bed, to brush my hair or water my plants? Still, depression is a gift.