Credo: Brutal Honesty and UnBrutish Reason

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Yes, I am still trying to find time to write about the election (my first reactions are here) but until I do here is one thought and links to two must-reads:Thought: I need to go to confession this Saturday, because just looking at Harry Reid was bad for my soul this morning. I wonder if going to confession and unloading all of our negative feelings into the sacrament isn't a very good idea for many of us? Just wanted to put that out there. But if you do it, bless the poor priest who has to … [Read more...]

Do not Despair; Get a Crucifix

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If you are anxious and despairing and worried, here is my advice: get a crucifix.Not a cross, a crucifix. Get a small one you can keep in your pocket; and another you can keep discreetly at your desk; get one for your home.Keep the crucifix before your eyes, and it will teach you everything. It will train you to the longview.The earthly goings-on that make us anxious and full of despair are a manifestation of the wholly spiritual war that proceeds apace -- continually,though unseen … [Read more...]


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