A Socratic Faith

     To be a good Catholic, I have to be a good Platonist.
     The world around us, its messages, value system, and goals, are not really real.
     What is really real is beyond us, and only the Socratic fool is able to see and know.
     Reaffirming my faith means saying “Yes” to the apparently “foolish” and going into the deep.
     The deep is radical love, radical humility, radical cheerfulness, radical joy–fueled by an intense proximity to the Source of it all.