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Seeing Unexpected Events

Unexpected events are difficult to see, even after the event. Several years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, I was reading Professor Pundit and thought, “Wait a minute, though he’s one of the foremost experts on Eastern Europe, the … Continue reading

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Six Extensive Essays

I’ll take as an introduction to all six articles (thanks to Sandro Magister for the links, and background)  by these distinguished Catholic lay persons, an admonition from Anna Silvas: What kind of prophet do you want to show you the … Continue reading

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Commitment, Continuity, and Conversation

The particular spirituality of the Appalachian Riders For Our Lady is based on our three foundational principles of commitment, continuity and conversation in addition to the general Catholic evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity, obedience and stability adapted to a lay … Continue reading

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John 3:16-18

John 3:16-18 Revised Standard Version 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God sent the Son into the world, not to … Continue reading

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Silence

Silence is a beautiful movie. As with all good art, it presents truth that can not be summarized in a few propositional statements. Seemed to me to move quickly though it is almost 3 hours long as one is prompted … Continue reading

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O Come

O antiphons and then Adeste Fidelis O Sapientia Latin: O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti, attingens a fine usque ad finem, fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia: veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae.[8] English: O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Read

[Dear, “Bill”] The problem with being too busy to read is that you learn by experience (or by your men’s experience), i.e. the hard way. By reading, you learn through others’ experiences, generally a better way to do business, especially in our … Continue reading

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