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The Gospel of Details

Continuing with my self-imposed Mystery 101 course with Prof. Chesterton, I’ve been reading and re-reading many of his stories, and what amazes me is the sheer amount of detail, much of which is essential to the solution of the mystery. 462 more words

The Miracle of Humanity (and Fairy Tales for Grown Ups)

She assumed a humble expression, but the look in her eyes said plenty.
This was a great accomplishment.
A moment.
She held my gaze, and then allowed the smile in her blue eyes to spread to her entire face as she did it again: 1,092 more words

G.K. Chesterton

Sharing a Thought From G. K. Chesterton


My regular post “Around the Web” will come out next Tuesday. (Why cut off a week of the month when there will be links to more good April articles to share?) 69 more words

Sandra Ardoin

Literary Wisdom: Father Brown Mysteries, Part One

I never thought I’d willingly pick up another mystery book for the rest of my life until I met Father Brown. As a child, I loved mysteries, and would read everything from  1,177 more words

Literary Wisdom

Happy St. George’s Day!

I’m a little late, but I just wanted to wish a Happy St. George’s Day to all my British friends. 

Saint George he was for England,

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  • “Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.” ~G.K. Chesterton
G.K. Chesterton


Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.

G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, Chapter 6 (1909).