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On Keeping Our Kids Catholic: The Indispensable Minimum

I’ve found that being a parent is about
learning to embrace your inner hypocrite.
~ Tom Kenny

The word is out from Rod Dreher that “Catholicism is failing…

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Orthodoxy Week #6: Being an Impatient

…but this is the real objection to that torrent of modern talk about treating crime as disease, about making a prison merely a hygienic environment like a hospital, of healing sin by slow scientific methods. 185 more words

G.K. Chesterton

Open mindedness

The point of having an open mind, like having an open mouth,
is to close it on something solid.

–G. K. Chesterton


Orthodoxy Week #5: Keeping Furious Opposites

The idea was that which I had outlined touching the optimist and the pessimist; that we want not an amalgam or compromise, but both things at the top of their energy; love and wrath both burning. 521 more words

Orthodoxy Week #4: Perhaps It is Christianity That is Sane

This began to be alarming. It looked not so much as if Christianity was bad enough to include any vices, but rather as if any stick was good enough to beat Christianity with. 448 more words

Orthodoxy Week #3: Do It Again

Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, “Do it again”; and the grow-up person does it again until he is nearly dead. 125 more words

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – G. K. Chesterton

Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on my blogging event called, Writer’s Quote Wednesday.  This is your chance to highlight your favorite author’s quotes that give inspiration to you as a writer.

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