A Thomist Brain and an Orthodox Heart

dore the resurrectionOne thing about me that might not be obvious to readers of this blog (or perhaps it is devastatingly obvious) is that I’m an incessant thinker.  To a fault.

But first, some background:  today I looked through a bunch of Wikipedia pages about mysterious things I thought about as a child.  UFO abduction stories, the Oak Island “Money Pit,” the lost Roanoke colony, ancient trans-Atlantic human contact, ghosts, parapsychology, Atlantis, etc.  I was an inquisitive child but also saw lots of magic in the world, and loved reading ghost stories and mysteries that made me think there was “something more out there.”  So today it surprised me when I read down the list of these “In Search Of…” mysteries and realized I don’t believe any of them. Continue reading