With missionary zeal The Poland Pulse blogs about the latest English camps coming to Poland. By no means clandestine, the camp project to convert Catholic women to a less formalistic Christianity hopes to demonstrate that:
…following Christ is much more than going to church and paying homage to a religious icon.
Now if that ain't taking a swipe at Polish Catholicism (watch out Radio Maria!).
Swipes aside, kicking is king (sorry Jesus) for some Catholics, and boo describes the familial ambivalence of watcing (from a Catholic country) her Protestant team loose to a(nother) Catholic country. Perhaps sympathetic to her World Cup woes, gs says in the comments section:
One fundamental problem with the way the World Cup is organised is that there are many more teams that get eliminated compared to the number of teams who end up winning (1).
But hey, defeat is part of life isn't it? In fact, according to The Real Warsaw, the little (or, little-ish) failure inside each of us needs to rear its head in order for success to be possible at all. So go ahead, awaken the failure within…
That is… unless you live in Poland, in which case failure seems to be mainlined directly into political culture. And looking like failure on steriods, lawmaker Renata Beger was convicted of forging her electoral petition list. Like it was stated, a little failure can prompt positive results, as the beatroot has launched the tongue-in-cheek Polish Pro-Corruption Party with Ms. Beger as its leader. An appropriate motto: “Nothing succeeds like failure.”
That’s the Poland blogopshere update! Until next time – Do widzenia y po widzenia!