The Lesson of the Resurrection 'The lesson of the Resurrection is that the significance of our bodily life and its sufferings should be neither overstated nor understated. It is to see the middle ground between materialism and Platonism. In our decadent sensualist age, the anti-materialist message is perhaps the more obvious one. The secularist can … Continue reading Happy Easter!
"What is happening? Today there is a great silence over the earth, a great silence, and stillness, a great silence because the King sleeps; the earth was in terror and was still, because God slept in the flesh and raised up those who were sleeping from the ages. God has died in the flesh, and … Continue reading The King Sleeps
A Pilgrim In Narnia offers us a 10 minute appraisal of one of my all time favorite science fiction books, A Canticle for Leibowitz. https://youtu.be/Ovg-1-fYNaM My own thoughts on the timeless classic can be read HERE!
The relaunch of my Space Opera series proceeds at a good clip. I hope to be done with the series' first installment, Faith and Empire by April's end. I'm not going to publish it right away, however. I will serialize it here on the blog, one chapter a week, beginning the first Monday in May. … Continue reading Writer’s Update
‘Nothing is more precious than time’, says St. Bernard, ‘but nothing so despised’. See these men standing hours on the street, looking at the passers-by, exchanging obscene or idle words. Ask them what they are doing, and they will say: ‘We are passing the time’. Poor, blind men, who lose so many days, but days … Continue reading Lenten Posts – 12
For the record, I'm not worried in the least about what I like to dismiss as the Kung Flu! I'm just not impressed with its body count. The regular flu has killed 18K and counting compared to the dozen or so out of three hundred Corona can boast about. The global numbers are, of … Continue reading A Cure for the Corona Virus?
"Where there is no vision, the people perish..." Proverbs 29:18 Chris Fox offers some sage advice on writing with an eye on the big picture... https://youtu.be/Mr9WJiHukhE
This Lent, Don’t Fight on the Devil’s Battlefield Every Lent, we go into battle. The Collect prayer for the Ash Wednesday Mass describes Lent as our “campaign of Christian service” where we “take up battle against spiritual evils… armed with the weapons of self-restraint.” I love that. The thought of kicking Satan in the butt and trampling on … Continue reading Lenten Posts – 9