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G.K.Chesterton: “The person who is really in revolt"

“The person who is really in revolt is the optimist, who generally lives and dies in a desperate and suicidal effort to persuade other people how good they are.”


Politics/Current Events

Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #864- Feb 23, 2018

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

—G. K. CHESTERTON, English Novelist, Poet, 1874-1936

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Trail Quote

G.K.Chesterton: “we step into a fairy-tale”

“When we step into the family, by the act of being born, we do step into a world which is incalculable, into a world which has its own strange laws, into a world which could do without us, into a world we have not made. 19 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Heaven's Encore

A child kicks his legs rhythmically through excess, not absence, of life. Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. 135 more words

G. K. Chesterton

True Then. True Now.

This was true then and it is still true today.

“These are the days when the Christian is expected to praise every creed except his own.”

G. K. Chesterton.  (1874 -1936)

Toy Cars, Smiles, and Autism: A Birthday Tribute to Our Family’s Healer

Today my family celebrates my youngest son’s two-year old birthday. Since his breakthrough into this world, he provided my life with light, levity, and laughter. Being our rainbow baby—a child born after suffering a marriage—his name seemed to be apropos, Josiah. 1,000 more words