My relationship with sports is probably the most toxic one I've ever had. And, boy howdy, that's saying something.
Men called you light so as to load you down,
And burden you with their own weight of sin,
A woman forced to cover and contain
Those seven devils sent by Everyman.
#MaryMagdalene A Sonnet https://malcolmguite.wordpress.com/2021/07/22/mary-magdalene-a-sonnet-9/ … via @malcolmguite
Two words from the Gospels make my eyes well up whenever they are read at Orthros every eleventh Sunday or so: "Mary." "Rabboni!" Holy St. Mary Magdalene, pray to God for us!
"Decoction, for Carter, is ultimately about control—like choosing a stick shift over automatic transmission. 'If you want to show people how good you are as a brewer, you should make something, you know, no more than three malts, no more than two hops, and ideally under 5%.'"https://twitter.com/goodbeerhunting/status/1417459703966277640 …
"For Skobtsova, social engagement is an essential way to fulfill the second Gospel commandment." - Natalia Ermolaev, "The Marian Dimension of Mother Maria's Orthodox Social Christianity" (2/2)