Patristics: Polycarp III

These things, brethren, I write to you concerning righteousness, not because I take anything upon myself, but because you have invited me to do so. For neither I, nor any other such one, can come up to the wisdom of the blessed and glorified Paul. He, when among you, accurately and steadfastly taught the word Continue Reading

18 July 19

This quote (Vox comments I would go farther, of course, as I observe most atheists to be not only illogical, but irrational. And thank God for that! It’s the rational atheists who are by far the most problematic.) does lead to the psalm of today Atheism is a theory. The Psalm is not: it is Continue Reading

Canto III

This is when it gets difficult, because Pound becomes personal in the first part. Personal means tied to the popular culture of the day: as an older man I always consider that gondolas cost too much. I’d rather walk, and the crowds are not in any way dryad like. Canto III I sat on the Continue Reading

17 July 19.

There is a reason I mistrust the ideologies of this age and look to see if there is practical good being done, particularly to our brothers in the faith. That is how God judges, and he will judge truly. The Judgment31 “But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Continue Reading

Quick notes.

Don’t go out, women, with men you just want to be friends with. A number of pretty, successful young girls are dead — this is the most recent one — because they did not cut those who felt off out of their lives completely. It is one year since Lori Alexander stated the obvious, and Continue Reading

16 July 19

19 Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity    than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.2 Desire without knowledge is not good,    and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.3 When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin,    his heart rages against the Lord.4 Wealth brings many new friends,    but a poor man is Continue Reading

Daybook.

Emily Hart is dead. We are informed we are all mourning her. Or the UK meiia are. It hit my google feed, but not my thing. Her videos do not involve fast cars, cameras, how to garden, or lifting technique. Adam Piggott watched her video so you don’t have to. If you are a public Continue Reading