The Unsung Hero…

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... another beautiful commercial from Thai Good Stories. The Thai text posted with the clip asks the viewer, “Why do some people have plenty of money … still no joy? This clip is not the answer. But it may be a starting point for you to do something …To find the answer yourself.” … [Read more...]

Happily Declaring The Walking Dead To Be Fully Catholic…

I hear Hell's lovely this time of year.

... Who would choose Hell if given the choice? The Catechism of the Catholic Church says; CCC1037 -- God predestines no one to go to hell; for this, a willful turning away from God (a mortal sin) is necessary, and persistence in it until the end. I'd always wondered what that looked like, being so willful to choose Hell and so lost in your own sins that accepting mercy seems like an impossibility. This past Sunday night, we were given a dark glimpse of a soul forever lost. … [Read more...]

A Choir of Crickets…

... What happens when take the night song of crickets and slow it down enough to discern the pulses within each rapid chirp? An unending song of praise. H/T Simcha Fisher … [Read more...]

Someone Asks, Why Am I Catholic…

Holy Eucharist in Monstrance

... especially since being Catholic is so very unpopular right now, what with the same-sex "marriage" stuff going on in SCOTUS. Eh. I've never been that popular anyway. I was given a 200 word limit to explain why I'm Catholic and I can assure I don't need more than one single sentence and few visually stunning images that reflect the reality of Catholicism. I am Catholic because Catholicism is Truth and outside of Truth there is nothing else. Van Weyden Giuseppe … [Read more...]

Mumford & Sons newest song…

... I am endlessly smitten with Mumford & Sons. Their lyrics are drawn from literary influences like Shakespeare, Steinbeck, and the Bible. A common theme in their music is grace and redemption but they are not considered Christian Rock musicians though many associate them as such. Regardless, you won't hear them played on any Christian Radio station... mostly because Christian Radio plainly sucks. No auto-tune hear, folks. Just intelligent song writing and real instrumental talent. So … [Read more...]