Category Archives: culture

Armchair art critics decide art is inappropriate

In particular, a piece at the New York Met. (via the article) The piece, “Thérèse Dreaming” by the French artist Balthus, “sexualizes” the girl by depicting her lounging in a skirt with her knee up on a chair, according to … Continue reading

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Call for Sleeping Beauty to be banned?

yep. From CTV: mother from Northumberland Park, U.K., is calling for her son’s school to ban “Sleeping Beauty” due to its conflicting message about sexual consent. “[W]hile we are still seeing narratives like this in school, we are never going … Continue reading

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Couple can’t adopt because they’re Christian?

Christian persecution! Christian persecution! Or is it? At first glance of the headlines one may think so, but them getting denied is not specifically because they’re Christian. Plenty of Christian couples are allowed to adopt children in Alberta, I’d wager. … Continue reading

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And I balk at paying $14.95 for a calendar that has 12 pictures in it

CBC reports on a high priced buy from an art auction – Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sells for more than $450M US Wowsers. Dating from the 1500s, the work is billed as the final Leonardo work held in private … Continue reading

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A Minion’s Tale – a reread of Handmaid’s Tale

Met up with the banned book club to discuss this book Thursday night. Largely positive thoughts about the storytelling approach presented, but let me see what all I remember — a theme within the book by Margaret Atwood that we … Continue reading

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Does God care about Football? Rider fan nun thinks so

There’s something football related going on. Apparently Saskatoon’s Mayor, Charlie Clark, has announced that Friday, November 17 is Green Shirt Day in honour of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Not that I find website proof of this statement anywhere, nor do I … Continue reading

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1minion invites God in – waiting in tough times

Reminder – use the tag “Inviting God In” to learn more! — So, here we begin at page 20. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:14 Welcome to the … Continue reading

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