Tolkien for Christmas

The blunder of Evangelical Atheism is not that it thinks Christmas is a fairy tale, but that it thinks fairy tales are untrue. Mythopoeia by J.R.R. Tolkien To one [C.S. Lewis] who said that myths were lies and therefore worthless, even though ‘breathed through silver’. Philomythus to Misomythus You look at trees and label them just so, (for [Read More...]

The Ten Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time

A Canadian Christmas with David Cronenberg (1986) A Muppet Christmas with Zbigniew Brzezinski (1978) An Algonquin Round Table Christmas (1927) Ayn Rand’s A Selfish Christmas (1951) Bob & Carol & Ted & Santa (1973) Christmas with the Nuge (2002) Noam Chomsky: Deconstructing Christmas (1998) The Lost Star Trek Christmas Episode: “A Most Illogical Holiday” (1968) [Read More...]

Sara Stevens

A reader writes: I came across your blog and wanted to get someone on your radar, who I think would be the perfect addition to your blog in light of this wonderful Christmas season. I work with a young pop opera vocalist named [Read more...]

Family, Culture, Holidays

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I’m outta here!

Have a wonderful, joy-filled Feast of the Nativity!  I’ll be blogging lightly Christmas through New Years.  Thank you guys for being such wonderful readers and disciples of our Lord! Oh, and this: [Read more...]

Alleluia! Christ is Born!

The Christ-child lay on Mary’s lap, His hair was like a light. (O weary, weary were the world, But here is all aright.) The Christ-child lay on Mary’s breast, His hair was like a star. (O stern and cunning are the kings, But here the true hearts are.) The Christ-child lay on Mary’s heart, His [Read More...]

Merry Christmas to One and All!

Just a final note before the Feast of the Incarnation to say thank you to one and all for your prayers, blessings, kind words and acts of love.  I am a rich man and I am deeply grateful to all youse guys.  Life is better and I have your prayers and our Lord’s mercy to [Read More...]

The Perennial Santa Question

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