Top 5 Saints #1: Saint Francis of Assisi

Widely revered, always respected, but with lessons all too seldom heeded. We look at the Patron Saint of Animals, Saint Francis of Assisi.

Top 5 Saints #2: Saint Michael the Archangel

Not a true Saint, but an archangel – we look at Michael, the sword and shield of God and the judge of our souls at Judgement Day.

Top 5 Saints #3: Saint Julian of Norwich

A lesser known Saint is our #3 – Saint Julian of Norwich. She was an anchoress, a woman whose religious devotion was shown through isolation to a small cell.

Top 5 Saints #4: Saint Sebastian

Our #4 Saint is Saint Sebastian, a harrowing image of martyrdom when done right and an absolute beast of a man immune to pain in the depictions I prefer because they’re hilarious.

Top 5 Saints #5: Saint Mary

Saint #5 is the most important woman in the Christian tradition – Mary, the mother of Christ. Why is she so important?

Animals as Symbols: A Lion Attacking a Stag

Animals and Us The personification of animals in modern wildlife documentaries is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand it makes their lives relatable to us, helps us empathise with the ups-and-downs of a wild living, helps us appreciate the wonderful, safe bubble we have built around ourselves and makes an otherwiseContinue reading “Animals as Symbols: A Lion Attacking a Stag”

The Patriarchal Health Crisis

A serious look at the health crisis in men and the significant contributory factor of the masculine identity and the social expectations placed upon men by society as a whole to perform a masculine role.

What’s Going On At ‘We Lack Discipline’?

It has probably not escaped the notice of any repeated readers that for the past couple of months I have not been around on social media, and have not been writing articles so much. Here’s the deal. I’m a one man band at the moment! It’s just me and for now I just don’t haveContinue reading “What’s Going On At ‘We Lack Discipline’?”