The Long-Forgotten Ideal

I love my country. I love knowing for what She has stood over the last 234 years. She has been a bastion of liberty and hope for mankind in the political sphere. Her beacon of freedom has shone throughout the world as a reminder of the promise of Man. With all of her...

Hero

I want to be a hero. Doesn’t everyone? Granted, some claim to want to be a “villain” or “anti-hero” — usually so they can get what they “want” — but most people (in their right mind) seem to want to be a hero. Why...

Evolve — a Rant

I am so sick and tired of people using the word “evolve” as though it has some magical, mystical meaning. It simply means “change”. That’s it. No big deal. Evolution is a process of change. We sit and dither about the meaning or process...

Something

Well, it has been a few days since I last posted — mostly due to craziness around the home. I don’t have much to say right at the moment except to let you know I’m still around and to post something. I’ll try to get more up soon. Always,...

Judgment (Advent Day Nineteen)

The LORD is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with judgment and righteousness. Isaiah 33:5 Zion, the holy City of God, is filled with His judgment. What does that mean? God knows the secret desires of our hearts, and He weighs us by not only our...

Ember Day (Advent Day Eighteen)

Today is an “ember” day. In the catholic (i.e. universal) Tradition of the Church, ember days are days when the Church has set aside time specifically for ordination and prayer for the bringing in of new ministers. Advent is a good time of the Church year...

Under His Wings (Advent Day Seventeen)

He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Psalm 91:4 Do we think of God in this simple way? As a mother hen covers her chicks, so our God covers us in times of trouble, hiding us from the...