January 21, 2021

Saturday Brunch, December 19, 2020

Well, friends, this is my final post at internet monk. A huge shout out to Chaplain Mike for allowing me to write, and to all of you for your kind comments and contributions over the years. Shower thoughts of the week: All numbers are closer to 0 then they are to infinity. The truest example […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 12, 2020

• • • The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 12, 2020 Welcome. We’re smack in the middle of the holiday season (sorry for you Advent lovers, I’m also a realist), so we’ll have plenty of cheer and tinsel today as we enjoy our Saturday Brunch together. Thanks for joining us. Pass me a cinnamon roll, […]

Saturday Brunch, December 5 2020

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. How about some brunch? I told my wife I wanted a book for Christmas. Just a book. Nothing else. And, no, not some first rare first-edition Tolstoy or something; just an art book that is coming out this month. So she was happy to agree. But I might […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 28, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 28, 2020 I don’t know about you, but I am missing traveling these days. We stayed put this Thanksgiving and had a quiet meal, just the two of us, at home. For many reasons, we felt this was the safe and wise choice. Apparently however, enough people decided it […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 21, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 21, 2020 Gratitude Edition ALMIGHTY God, Father of all mercies, we thine unworthy servants do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness to us, and to all men. We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 14, 2020 — Grace Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 14, 2020 Grace Edition It’s Thanksgiving season, and this week we emphasize grace, while next week we will emphasize gratitude. So pull a chair up to the banquet table and let’s talk about God’s amazing, surprising, prodigal grace as we feast at the end of another week. Note: I […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 7, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: November 7, 2020 The Democrats’ fantasy… The Democrats’ reality… • • Trump’s fantasy… • Trump’s reality… •

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 31, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 31, 2020 It’s Halloween 2020! Over the years, Internet Monk has been known to post articles about this celebration in response to various examples of hysteria and circus-like behavior on the part of some Christians. Here’s a list of those posts: The Great Pumpkin Proposes a Toast My Annual […]

Saturday Brunch, POLITICS-FREE EDITION, October 24, 2020

Hello friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for brunch? Okay, I’ve had enough. I don’t want to hear ONE word about politics today, especially in the comments section. NOT today, boys and girls. We are gonna brunch-out on some beautiful pics, some science, news, and some  random human weirdness. And if anyone even mentions […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 17, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 17, 2020 • • • Cartoon of the week • Wise word of the week…from Richard Rohr Over centuries, we became very used to equating evil with individual “sins” and we lost a sense of its collective nature. The word “sin” often serves as a label applied to various […]