Philip Workman

May 8th, 2020 By punkpriest

​ Remembering Philip Workman on the Anniversary of His Execution -May 9, 2007         Philip Workman was executed in the state of Tennessee on this date in 2007. In his years in prison he was converted to Christ  and helped many fellow prisoners. There was evidence that he did not commit the murder, but […]

The Mystery of Suffering

May 8th, 2020 By punkpriest

Book Review and Reflection on the Mystery of Suffering By Anson Hugh Laytner     Laytner is a Jewish scholar, who is seventy, and has reflected on the mystery of suffering from his own journey of grief and pain in the loss of his wife, daughter, and other losses through the years.     Laytner sums up […]

Empty Spaces

May 8th, 2020 By punkpriest

Empty Spaces Jesus said: “I am the way and the truth and the life. . . .John 14:6     Father Henri Nouwen writes: When We Have Nothing to Lose “When we feel lonely we have such a need to be liked and loved that we are hypersensitive to the many signals in our environment and […]