A question about Guardian Angels

A reader writes: I asked this same question of Bishop Robert Barron so you’re in good company. In pop-Christian culture I hear accounts of travelers missing a flight that ends up crashing. Often God and/or their guardian angel is given credit for orchestrating events to save their lives. One wonders what of those who died? [Read More…]

Arr! Exalted Felicitations…

…of the Day! [Read more…]

The Pajama Game

As a token of exalted felicitations of the day, here is the trailer for “The Pajama Game” a cheery Warner Brothers musical from the days when the idea of a living wage was common sense and nobody thought Doris Day was a communist for expecting one: Trivia: the male lead, John Raitt, is Bonnie Raitt’s [Read More…]

Let Us Don the Festive Sharknado Hat and Do the Dance of Joy!

…for today is my birthday!  Let glee be unconfined!  57 solar orbits successfully completed! [Read more…]

Some of you may be asking yourselves…

“How often does this happen?” [Read more…]

Blue Moon Tonight!

Go ahead.  Ask me, “How often does that happen?”  I double dog dare you! [Read more…]

Stan Freberg Awesomeness for the Fourth

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Why I Love My Country

Because I obey the Second Greatest Commandment (and the Fourth). [Read more…]

Independence Day

America is the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set forth with dogmatic and even theological lucidity in the Declaration of Independence; perhaps the only piece of practical politics that is also theoretical politics and also great literature. It enunciates that all men are equal in their [Read More…]

We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident

In which we look at the Dependence of our Independence on the gospel. [Read more…]