Five reasons to fast on Fridays

Benjamin Being Catholic

In the Catholic tradition, a fast day is a day when you eat only one meal. This idea is not as strange as it seems: I remember reading once that a lot of Native Americans would only eat one meal a day. Originally, the practice of fasting was to delay this meal until after sunset. This is still the Muslim …

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Can men drink tea?

Benjamin Life on Planet Earth

Next to the pursuit of holiness, the pursuit of manliness is near and dear to my heart (I think, in the end, they aren’t that different but that is another topic). In any case, I and a few of my friends prefer tea to coffee, which opens us up to the occasional barb from others who fancy themselves experts on …