A Prayer On Going Into Battle

Re-post from 2013: We all have crises of faith. We all suffer the tiring grind of the battle…Hell, I’ve been so fed up that I have semi-retired from the blog three times – the last time I came close to shutting the doors and deleting all the content. Last November, I had downloaded the material of each…

32 Random Things Every Graduating High School and College Senior Should Know

Here are my random words of advice to those about to enter the real world from the “safe space” of the educational complex. What follows (in no particular order) is a mix of things my grandparents and parents taught me, what I learned from great philosophers and the lessons I have learned over the years…

Transgenderism: Bellum Contra Rationem et Naturam

It certainly seems that there is a significant rise in deviant behaviors in America today. Again, as I have said many times, I do not use the term “deviant” as a pejorative, it is a term with a distinct, clinical meaning – according to Webster, it means “deviating (to do something that is different or to…

America or Foreign Force and Influence

Most of my life I couldn’t understand those that advocate policies or actions that obviously endanger the ongoing concern of our American Republic and Liberty for mankind.  Now I realize my naïveté. “Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence” Federalist No. 2, Author John Jay “To the People . . . With equal pleasure I…

A Little Sunday Story

A few years ago, our family suffered a terrible continuum of disease and death – my wife’s grandparents, her aunt, my estranged father – a seemingly unending flow of bad news, each separated by mere months rather than years. We were living in Scotland at the time and I can remember one day in particular…