Daybook.

Adam Piggot linked to an article about John Hughes, and speculates how and if you could make his movies today. John was a conservative, working in a more homogeneous society. John and I never bothered to talk much about our politics. What we did talk about was the 20th century’s dominant scrambled egghead bien pensant Continue Reading

19 July 19

46 And Mary said:“My soul exalts the Lord,47 And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.48 “For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave;For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.49 “For the Mighty One has done great things for me;And holy is His name.50 “And His mercy is upon generation Continue Reading

18 June 19

15 Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, 16 making the most of your time, because the days are evil. 17 So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with Continue Reading

17 June 19

7 But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ’s gift. 8 Therefore it says, “When He ascended on high, He led captive a host of captives, And He gave gifts to men.” 9 (Now this expression, “He ascended,” what does it mean except that He also had descended Continue Reading

Sunday Sonnet

Locke continues. Hyssop was used to sprinkle consecrated water on healed lepers as a rite of purification. (Leviticus 14:3-8). Locke takes this as analogy: as the priest cleansed the leper, So David pleaded for his guilt to be removed, and so Locke looks to Christ for his mercy Purify me with hyssop, and I shall Continue Reading

Scrapbook.

Social Media, particularly big social media, are the slightly less retarded version of mainstream media. They are less degenerate and less stupid because the crowd is generally less woke and more intelligent than journalism graduates. But its time is numbered. Z man has this correct: and I can remember nz.politics and alt.sysadmin.recovery. Besides, big tech Continue Reading

15 June 19

4 Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father,And give attention that you may [a]gain understanding,2 For I give you [b]sound teaching;Do not abandon my [c]instruction.3 When I was a son to my father,Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother,4 Then he taught me and said to me,“Let your heart hold fast my words;Keep my Continue Reading