Easter 2020

Living a New Life with Christ“Start now with this holy season and rise with Christ. See, He offers you His hand. He is rising. Rise with Him. Mount up from the grave of the old Adam, from groveling cares, and jealousies, and fretfulness, and worldly aims. Rise from the tumult of passion, from the fascinations […]

Bytes, bites, and bloatware

(1) HANGING BY A THREAD: Surviving Globalism and Losing Factory Culture in the Embroidery Capital of the World (Breitbart) (2) COVID-19, Circumstance, and Groundhog Day (Law and Liberty)

Weekend 459.2

“Sometimes life has a way of moving you past things like wants and hopes.” — Kevin Flynn

Weekend 458.0

(1) The Sameness and Difference of Saint Thérèse (The Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Weekend 457.1

(1) The Quality of Objects (The Russell Kirk Center)

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Weekend 455.0

(1) A quote from Paul by N.T. Wright: “When our words run out, we need images: the look of delight when a dear friend pays an unexpected visit, the glance of understanding between musicians as together they say something utterly beautiful, the long squeeze of a hand by a hospital bed, the contentment and gratitude […]

Spitfire

“I didn’t know what to do. And I flew round in circles with ten people following me around in circles, them looking at me as a leader, and me not knowing what to do. And I can tell you, I prayed, I prayed. I didn’t know what to do, what to do. And God answered. […]

Weekend 455.0

Lead, Kindly Light“This world is a scene of conflict between good and evil. The evil not only avoids but persecutes the good; the good cannot conquer except by suffering. Good men seem to fail; their cause triumphs, but their own overthrow is the price paid for this success. — Endurance of Censure

Advent 2019

“You know the time; it is the hour now for you to awake from sleep. For our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed; the night is advanced, the day is at hand. Let us then throw off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.” — Rom 13:11-14 Lead, […]

La Marche de Saint Joseph

I promised a ton in the hopper! Today marks my first week as an expatriate. Yesterday I went to mass at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. I met up with 14 pilgrims from Our Lady of Assumption and we walked 12 miles and visited 7 churches! It was amazing (even though all the lectures were in […]

2018 Advent Retreat at St. Joseph’s Abbey (Part 2)

So long Thy power hath blest me, sure it stillWill lead me on,O’er moor and fen, o’er crag and torrent, tillThe night is gone;And with the morn those angel faces smileWhich I have loved long since, and lost awhile. — The Pillar of the Cloud by Cardinal John Henry Newman A couple more notes from […]

Weekend 436.0

(1) Haruki Murakami: ‘You have to go through the darkness before you get to the light’ (The Guardian)

Weekend 435.0

A quote from the National Being by Æ: “For all the talk about democracy our social order is truly little more democratic than Rome was under the Caesars, and our new rulers have not, will all their wealth, created a beauty which we could imagine after generations brooding over with uplifted heart…our democracies too often take […]

Weekend 431.0 (tires and tubes)

Still getting used to this WP Gutenberg update.