Happy All Saint’s Day! I hope that all you Catholics went to church today. The Feast of All Souls is celebrated tomorrow, so I encourage everyone to remember their departed friends and relatives or the holy souls in purgatory generally on that day. Even if you believe your loved ones are in heaven by now, prayers for the dead are never wasted: if one prays for a soul already in heaven, the Church on earth benefits. This is also a simple way to perform a work of mercy.
Anyway, I’ve been very neglectful in posting for the past while, but I recently got a message about it being National Blog Posting Month; so I’m going to turn over a new leaf. Each and every day will have some sort of post for the entire month–no matter how short of an article. There have been a few ideas for posts churning in my brain, though I have not found the time. Here are some examples:
1. The relationship of Kiba and Cheza as symbolic of the bond between Jesus and Mary
2. A review of No. 6
3. A post about St. Leo the Great before his feast day on November 10th
4. A review of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which I’m reading for the first time
5. A review or more thoughts on Weighted and Wanting by George MacDonald
6. A review of Humanity Has Declined (two episodes to go)
7. Impressions of Fairy Tail, Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, and Samurai Deeper Kyo manga
8. Some information about Baltimore
9. A Report of the Eucharist Congress held by the Diocese of Trenton at the Garden State Arts Center (where you may learn interesting facts about the blogger in addition to the Congress)
10. Reviews of certain teas and beers
So, this ought to be an interesting month on this blog, provided that I can write the five substantial papers also due this month.