Laziness – The Rule of St. Benedict

Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading. St. Benedict (2011-04-30). The Rule of St. Benedict (Kindle Locations 707-708). PlanetMonk Books. Kindle Edition. I’ve often wondered what “free time” was like in the ancient or medieval world.Continue reading “Laziness – The Rule of St. Benedict”

The Walking Dead, Our New Obsession

Emily and I don’t watch that much television.  Without any sort of cable tv or antennae, we limit ourselves to whatever is available on Netflix as well as a few shows on Hulu (The Office and 30 Rock).  Last spring when we were looking for something to watch on Netflix I noticed The Walking Dead.Continue reading “The Walking Dead, Our New Obsession”