Four More Roger Scruton Quotes

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 31, 2015 | No Comments

“It is easier to destroy good things in the name of an ideal than to maintain them as a reality.”   “The revolutionary consciousness lives by abstract ideas, and regards people as material upon which to conduct its intellectual experiments.”   “Tenured professors enjoy all the privileges of the academy in return for relentless debunking of the civilization that made…

Five Roger Scruton Quotes

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 23, 2015 | No Comments

“A writer who says that there are no truths, or that all truth is ‘merely relative,’ is asking you not to believe him. So don’t.” “The accumulated evidence of human nature tells us that the only improvement that lies within our control is the improvement of ourselves.” “The important thing is to acquire intellectual discipline, to learn how to distinguish…

Viktor Frankl on True Change

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 15, 2015 | No Comments

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.

The “Imitation of Christ” on Happiness

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 9, 2015 | No Comments

Even if you possessed all created things you could not be happy and blessed: for in God, Who created all these things, your whole blessedness and happiness consists – not indeed such happiness as is seen and praised by lovers of the world, but such as that for which the good and faithful servants of Christ wait, and of which…

Queen of the Most Holy Rosary

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 7, 2015 | No Comments

Fr. Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR The Rosary is my favorite prayer. A marvelous prayer! Marvelous in its simplicity and its depth.               – Blessed John Paul II, October 29, 1978 Catholics rightly call Mary the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary because the power of the Rosary manifests Mary’s great love and protection for all…

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Jesus, Example of Virtue

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 6, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Plant deep within us, Lord, all the virtues, that we might be devout in divine matters, discerning in human affairs, and burdensome to no one in fulfilling our own bodily needs. (Prayer To Acquire The Virtues, St. Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274.) When we call Jesus, the “Example of Virtue” we mean that He was more than…

The Messenger of the End of Time

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 6, 2015 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy The Book of Revelation contains some of the most ravishing images of angels in the entire testimony of the Christian Church. Of the thousands of angels that appear in the final book of the Bible, the Messenger of the End of Time is one of the most riveting. I urge the reader to take some time to…

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Dog Sayings

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 4, 2015 | No Comments

Trixie’s Wisdom: Encourage beer drinking at summer picnics. Drunks drop more food. Eat grass, throw up. Doesn’t sound like fun, but is. A puppy is the only love that money can buy. Mailman does not come to house to kill us all. Comes to house to torture and then kill. Paws are better than hands. Paws cannot forge signatures, cannot point fingers of blame,…

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