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Sin is Boring. Convention must die.

June 24th Sunday Readings.

I’m reading a nonfiction book about the rise of ancient Rome (I know – nerd). I recently finished a section that reminded me of the last ten or twenty or fifty years of popular culture and entertainment. 448 more words

Jesus

Concerning Dragons

Dragons have historically been associated with evil by western tradition, but in recent years a spat of books have appeared featuring friendly dragons. Is the traditional view of dragons superstitious? 796 more words

Good Books For Catholic Kids

“It is often essential to resist a tyranny before it exists. It is no answer to say, with a distant optimism, that the scheme is only in the air.”

—G K Chesterton.

Thought For Today

Rocks, Monkey Socks, and Toy Cars—Joy Found on a Summer Morning!

“I love the simple things in life. They tend to get overlooked.” This anonymous quote captured the entire theme of a morning at my home last week. 777 more words

Prayer

For Red, White and Blue

Thursday, June 14, was Flag Day, a day ostensibly set aside for honoring the American flag. You might have seen more flags than usual on poles and on the walls of buildings yesterday, in celebration of the day but nothing aside from that. 1,431 more words

Culture

The simplest truth about man is that he is a very strange being; almost in the sense of being a stranger on earth. In all sobriety, he has much more of the external appearance of one bringing alien habits from another land than of a mere growth of this one.

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