We’ve set sail for the weekend. Internet Monk will be closed until Tuesday. See you then!
Conversation is Difficult — Let’s Do Better In his book Disagreeing Virtuously, Olli-Pekka Vainio names three specific virtues that keep communities in conversation even when they disagree: open-mindedness, humility, and courage. • C. Christopher Smith. How the Body of Christ Talks • • • I’ve been getting more criticism lately about the moderation of ourContinue reading “Conversation is Difficult — Let’s Do Better”
Sorry, folks. The well has been dry for a couple of days here. Stayed tuned for the return of Saturday Brunch tomorrow. Enjoy your day. • Chaplain Mike
Note from CM: I’ve completed the process of migrating our site to a new hosting platform. I learned I’m a complete philistine when it comes to the behind-the-scenes workings of our site. I also learned that instructions could be clearer for the process, especially for imbeciles like me. We lost several days of comments inContinue reading “Site Update: It’s been a battle, and we sustained a few losses”
Happy New Year! Just a few notes today on this first day of 2018… First of all, a hearty “thank you” to all you who read and comment here at Internet Monk. This remains a vibrant community of conversation. If you read regularly but don’t comment, I’d like to invite you to join in. WeContinue reading “CM: New Year’s Odds & Ends”
Yesterday was a travel day and I’m running late in posting… Hang in there, folks, Internet Monk is alive and well. But just like my wife always says, I’m a little behind!
This morning, we introduce our new Internet Monk banner. We’ve been having a little trouble with the code the past day or two, so I’ve included the art in today’s post while we work on it. The banner at the top of the post will appear during the daytime hours and the one at the end willContinue reading “Site Update: Conversations in the Great Hall”
Thank you for your support. I really mean this. Internet Monk is a labor of love. We who write have “day jobs” and contribute articles to the site as we can. I, Chaplain Mike, oversee the iMonastery and do my best to take the lead writing responsibility. None of us gets paid, nor do weContinue reading “Thank you for supporting Internet Monk”
Today, we’re going to take a break from conversation here at Internet Monk. This is a “no comment” post. Why? Because on Friday there were too many comments that simply do not fit with what we are trying to do here. I was very busy Friday and Saturday and so did not follow the discussionContinue reading “Let’s take a break today. I think we need it.”
As you can see, we are out of Maintenance Mode and back online now. Unfortunately, we lost a few of our most recent posts in the process of moving to a new web host. I will be working to restore those today. I may not, however, be able to retrieve all of your comments. SorryContinue reading “Site Update – Feb 25, 2014”