Thomas à Kempis is one of the people whose writings helped bring me into the Church. Now that Advent is upon us, I’d like to share with you his thoughts on the Advent season.
Meanwhile, His will prevails, which is part of the reason why I don’t spend much time worrying about the sanctity of voting.
Oh sure, I’ve explained how the First Past the Post system works here in the U.S., and I’ve said I get a healthy bit of advice from Chesterton’s Democracy of the Dead. I even said I’ll be voting for Romney, long before the polls made a victory look feasible.
But all this angst about voting, and it’s purported effect on my immortal soul, etc? Balderdash. [Read more…]