russian beauty by Makovsky…

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this photo never gets old…

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malta monday…

... a view of Blue Lagoon in Comino with St. Mary's tower in the foreground. … [Read more...]

the finest art in all of Christendom…

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shake down…

shaking the tip jar at my generous readers once again. Another semester is starting and tuition is due. Since obama reneged on his campaign promise to pay off my student loans and buy my son a pony I am imploring you, kind readers, to donate a tuppence or two in appreciation of what you read here. All proceeds go to me to help offset expenses associated with nursing school. Thank you! … [Read more...]

the unspoken truth of islam…

... if islam is such a "religion of peace" then why the hell is our president, liberal politicians, and the media so afraid to offend moslems? I think tip toeing around moslems delicate sensibilities sends a very clear message... they don't even believe their own bull shit. Some how I would have thought a terrorist infiltrating a military base on our own soil would have elicited more reaction and condemnation... not limp wristed hand wringing over the possibility of sacrificing our military's … [Read more...]

stupid things on any given Sunday…

... last week before mass announcements were made; Father had enough!He was demanding reverent silence from his congregation before and after mass! He was mad as hell and not going to take it anymore! He didn't even want to hear the kneelers slamming up and down because it disturbed the prayerful atmoshpere during mass. Then he proceed to step away from the ambo and direct the contemporary music band to start a rousing rock-n-roll rendition of "Our God is an Awesome God". I had to stifle my … [Read more...]

the moving of the serbs…

The Moving of the Serbs, painting by Paja Jovanović, portrays the Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Arsenije III Carnojevic, surrounded by soldiers, flocks of sheep and women with babies, leading some 36,000 families from his seat in Pec, Kosovo and Southern Serbia to what is now Vojvodina and further to Hungary in 1690, after Serbian revolts failed.For this guy. … [Read more...]

a sincere prayer request…

Please remember to keep a dear friend, the Right Wing Prof. who blogs at Central Pennsylvania Orthodox, in your prayers. He is battling stage 4 cancer. Please visit his blog and offer your encouragement and support. … [Read more...]


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