Lent 2017

Last year during Lent I did a series on The Discipline of the Beatitudes. What I discovered through that study was both inspiring and discouraging. Inspiring, finding that there was so much depth in these few short verses which before seemed like little more than Gospel Hallmark card verse, but discouraged when I realized the exacting … More Lent 2017

What is Right?

Had a rewarding conversation with Nick B Steves and Mark Citadel on the natural and metaphysical ground of traditional and contemporary Rightist thought, and how this differs from Leftists and Right-Nihilist traditions. We also talked about our beloved Tay; speculating on her whereabouts.

Discipline of the Beatitudes Prt.8 Peacemakers

The beginning of this series is a good place to start.  “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” As mentioned before, peacemaking is not just a virtue of personal character, but is virtue acted into the world.[A] Such a great deal of spiritual preparation has preceded its acquisition. For, without … More Discipline of the Beatitudes Prt.8 Peacemakers

Discipline of the Beatitudes pt.4 Meekness

The beginning of this series is a good place to start.  Under Rework “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” The first two Beatitudes amount to personal spiritual deconstruction. Emptying the Self and opening up to sorrow for wrongs committed and the nature that has made this inevitable—perhaps the most frustrating Christian dogmatic insight. Yet … More Discipline of the Beatitudes pt.4 Meekness