Monthly Archives: April 2016

You Cannot Serve Both God And MadAve

Of all the advertising schemes promoted by Madison Avenue, is there ONE which does not appeal to human depravity one way or another? Is there a marketing campaign which does not depend on the seven deadly sins? Is there a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stir-Fry Stew … and MORE

  It has been a while since I tried anything new in the kitchen. So there I am, in the local grocery, and meandering about as is my wont when my wife foolishly sends me to the store alone (!!), … Continue reading

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No Worries, Mate

All of the flapdoodle, hooey, bunkum, and hunting of snipe aside, what are we worried about? Are we concerned about politics? Relax. No human institution is perfect, and you may safely disregard politicians and preachers who declare the USA to … Continue reading

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Got the Blahs? – Repent!

I have just finished reading a remarkable book, The Noonday Devil: Acedia, The Unnamed Evil Of Our Times, by Jean-Charles Nault, O.S.B., Abbot of Saint-Wandrille. I heartily recommend it to one and all. This is a condensation of a larger … Continue reading

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