A Balancing Act?

In the Catholic cathedral in Antwerp you will find a statue of a man balancing a cross. The description of the artwork speaks of the need to balance faith with the world. When you look at this statue, what do you see? Does it remind you of the old-time entertainer, spinning plates on the top…

Bastille in Paris 2014

Bastille Day in Paris is quite a celebration. The holiday commemorates the storming of Bastille and the release of its political prisoners on July 14th, 1789. It was the beginning of the French Revolution. It celebrates the end of the absolute monarchy of Louis the 16th and the eventual establishment of the first French Republic…