Welcome to Standing on My Head!

This blog used to be hosted at Patheos, but I created my own site because I wanted to get away from the increased commercialism. I also wanted to return to the more personal and relational style that I first had when blogging. As the readership increased at Patheos we lost the personal contact. I had to close the comments box because there were simply too many comments to moderate and extremists were using my combox as their soapbox.

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Standing on My Head

“A scene is often most clearly seen when it is seen upside down.” G.K.Chesterton

Love and Death

January 21st, 2020|

Love, by its very nature, is outgoing and in search of another. We are built to love, and so God’s command to love him and to love our neighbor is a command that would

It’s War. Get Used to It

January 20th, 2020|

During my recent bout with the flu I had the chance to re-read Evelyn Waugh's Sword of Honor trilogy. One of the criticisms of the books is that they are uneven, dull at times, confusing and

God is Elsewhere

January 9th, 2020|

I've been out of action for the better part of a week with a nasty case of flu, but have used the time to get through most of George Weigel's new book The Irony of

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