Month: November 2014

A Eucharistic Thanksgiving

Many people are unaware of the fact that the word Eucharist means Thanksgiving. Based on the ecclesiastical Greek eukharistia ‘thanksgiving,’ and coming from the Greek eukharistos ‘grateful,’ it is a combination of eu “well” and, kharizesthai “offer graciously.” Fundamentally then, to celebrate the Eucharist is to give thanks. — 1 — Which is why it seemed so appropriate for us to begin…

To The Trees! Hanging Out With The Tree House Masters!

— 1 — As you can see from the photo above – last week we had the opportunity to hang out with some really great people! I actually grew up with Alex – I’ve known him since literally before I was born. Our dads were in the Air Force at the time, and we were both born over seas in Germany. Our…

AFFL #013 Masters of the Treehouse (and maybe the Universe)

Alex Meyer from Nelson Treehouse and Supply comes on the show and talks tree houses, Blade Runner, Miami Vice, Edward James Olmos, bagpipes, and submarines. We also touch on the inevitability of death and following your bliss. @buildalexbuild Nelson Treehouse and Supply TreeHouse Point Treehouse Masters Subscribe to the show at iTunes, or Stitcher, and let us know what you think by…

AFFL #012 It All Runs Downhill…

Septic tank issues, football playoffs with a special guest, and a very unique game show. We talk about Seth’s pyramid project, we review the movie Interstellar, and discuss some great audio feedback questions about Samson and euthanasia. National Catholic Bioethics Center The Metaphysics of Interstellar Subscribe to the show at iTunes, or Stitcher, and let us know what you think by giving us…

AFFL #011 Niece Edition! Part 3 Of Our Interview With Christine – The Wrap Up

Welcome to a special all Niece edition of the show! We share some audio feedback, give our audience what they want, and conclude our interview with Christine. Christine’s daughter Samantha also shares some of her thoughts. EDIT: I’ve done what I can to boost the audio levels for the interview (Christine and Samantha’s voices) – I think it is easier to…

Marriage is What Brings us Together

  — 1 — Today I celebrate twenty-one years of marriage with my bride! It’s hard for me to believe that so many years have gone by already. We’ve been blessed. We’ve had far more joy than sorrow, far more good times than bad. Over the years, we’ve been in love more than out, and we’ve grown closer together rather…

AFFL #010 All Hallows, All Souls, and the REAL Adam’s Family! Part 2 of our Interview with Christine

The real Adam’s Family! A pumpkin carving contest, Halloween, and trick or treating with the kids. All Hallows and All Souls Day in the liturgical calendar. Ethan’s confirmation class, retreat, and the Dynamic Catholic ministry. We discuss Brittany Maynard’s death and the Catechism’s teaching on suicide. Part 2 of Christine’s interview. Matthew Kelly, Dynamic Catholic – Confirmation Material Subscribe to…

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