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Brits have always hit the Yuletide bottle

The British malaise, getting publicly legless over the holidays, seemed like a recent phenomenon until I saw this from the New Year, 1865…

Daily Mass: Be Vigilant! Catholic Inspiration


The Lord calls us to be vigilant – against drowsiness, anxiety, and drunkenness – as we pray for the strength to face our challenges in this life.  29 more words


The Drunkards

Over the decades there have been many admirable tales that attempt to give us some understanding of the Irish character, including the details of the effects that a weak resistance to the fascinations of strong drink bring. 5,083 more words


A Question on Drinking: The Difference between Being Tipsy and Being Drunk

Plutarch, Moralia 653: Table-Talk Book 3, Question 8

Why are those who are actually drunk ,less messed up than those we call tipsy?

“Since we have hassled Aristotle,” my father said, “Shouldn’t we also try to say something particular about those who are called “tipsy”. 369 more words


What I Used to Believe

“I’m struggling with my faith.”

Nothing sounded more annoying to me than those words. And I heard it all the time. From my Christian friends to my fellow churchgoers, from coworkers to pastors. 638 more words


Christian Freedom Is No Excuse To Sin

“For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” (Galatians 5:13) 236 more words

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