The Mother of All Repudiations!

What Constitution?

If you like your country you can keep your country…

If vomiting is the human body’s way of rejecting something it deems harmful and unacceptable, than I’d say “projectile vomiting” would be the best way to describe America, on her knees in violent and hurling spasms, tossing her Obama cookies…swearing never to ever touch another drop of Kool-Aid again!

He called himself a Christian, but I challenge anyone to hold Obama up to the light of Proverbs! He has turned out to epitomize chapter for chapter, verse for verse, everything God’s wisdom warns against! But we thought we knew better, didn’t we?

The political repudiations are coming fast and furious now, rippling out to everything he touched. People are literally walking out on him, first in Maryland and now in Wisconsin. The Democrats are running away from his get-away driver in the Senate, Harry Reid! Even the Hispanics have lost faith in the man and the party that has turned against the faithful! They know Proverbs, and they cherish the traditional family!

But these are mild rebukes in comparison with what you are about to see and hear… from Chicago…the very epicenter of the Obama Lie, where hopes for their Hometown Messiah rose higher than anywhere else in America…

Come gather ‘round people wherever you roll,

Good God Almighty, the Tea Party’s Got SOUL!

They say, “Hell hath no fury like a woman’s scorn.” Move over ladies and make room for Black America! Hillary would be wise to rethink her patronizing Ebonics strategy. Thank God the Democrats still have the women of America in their, uh…umph…hmm…Yeah, like I was saying…Thank God the Democrats still have the Millennials in their…oh dear.

WOW. It just dawned on me! Barack Obama has managed to alienate every single stakeholder in America, save one! How is it possible for an American President to lose the trust of the Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Females and Youth of America and still have the Main Stream Media propping him up as some kind of victim in all this?? They are treating him as a legitimate politician who has suffered a series of global setbacks and bad breaks beyond his control!!

An awful lot of people are going to have some serious ‘splaining to do! :-)

 

Chip Murray: Wide Awake
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What in the World Happened to the Democrats?

REALLY?

REALLY?

“Don’t let anybody tell you that its corporations and businesses that create jobs.” ~ Hillary Clinton

God knows we Republicans have our own problems, but at least we’re recognizable! Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia is just about the only Democrat in Democrat’s clothing who’s still a Democrat…and rumor has it, he’s about to change his clothes! How could he not? The Obama Administration, in addition to all of its other sins, has declared war on the people of West Virginia by declaring war on their Industry. Democrat candidates can attempt to distance themselves from this President all they want, but they own that because they supported him, followed him and voted for his un-American policies for the last six years! What in the world has happened to the Democrats? Who in the hell are these people?

Back when Obama went off Teleprompter to proclaim his famous, “You didn’t build that!”…I thought I was listening to a radical gone off the reservation. But just last week the would-be President 2016 Hillary Clinton took the insult a step further! Not only do we not build the businesses; we don’t hire people after we didn’t build them! INSANE!

So help me get my mind around this. Who are these people talking to? How does the Belle of Benghazi drop her Business Bombshell in the Heart of Entrepreneuria and get the votes in 2016? Is there any man or woman in uniform who disrespects the uniform, themselves, or their country enough to vote for her? What about their parents? What about the veterans? What about all the American families who’ve actually built businesses and corporations and put people to work and given them careers…so they wouldn’t have to move to Washington DC and Chappaqua and live off of other people’s dreams! How could anyone possibly possess the degree of self-loathing that vote would require? In fact, you cannot build a business without a tremendous amount of self-esteem…and even more hard work! Who in the hell are these people?

So what in the world did happen to the Democrats? Well, Senator Joe Manchin and the people of West Virginia can tell you. Senator Elbert Guillory and the people of Louisiana can tell you as eloquently as anyone I’ve heard! There are no Democrats…there are only Marxists in Democrat clothing who market themselves as Progressive! Hillary Clinton, Andrew Cuomo, MS(Lean Forward)NBC, Bloomberg, Geraldo, Hollywood and Pop Culture…ALL champions of Progressivism, even though:

Progressivism targets Conservative Tea Party Americans as Pelosi’s “threat to civilization” and allows ISIS to become a Fortune 500 Enterprise!

Progressivism outlaws Christian prayer in school and forces our children to recite the Islamic Shahada!

Progressivism believes in leading from behind!

Progressivism believes that 2 + 2 = 5 isn’t necessarily wrong!

Progressivism believes that it is more qualified to raise our children than we are!

Progressivism wants to turn churches into Yoga Centers!

Progressivism wants to tell you what you can and cannot eat, drink, think and do!

Progressivism wants us to call boys & girls “purple penguins” rather than boys & girls!

Progressivism sees the moon going down when the sun comes up as racism!

Progressivism demands the surrender of conscience to ideal!

In other words, Progressives are a greater threat to US than ISIS!!

We are eight days away from the Mid-Term Election! They tell us, according to the polls, it’s a very close race. “Knife’s edge” I think I heard one commentator call it. How in the world is that possible? To be fair, I am a registered Republican who happens to prefer the moniker of Conservative. I am proud to be a traditional Conservative American!

What if the Mid-Term race isn’t close at all? What if they are spinning the narrative that it is so close, so that when they steal it few will question the results? Oh, I forgot to mention what the “few” of us already know:

Marxists masquerading as Democrats who call themselves Progressives don’t believe in right and wrong!

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ October 26, 2014

Some things never change!

Some things never change!

Corruption is a greater evil than sin. More than forgiven, this evil must be cured. ~ Pope Francis

If I were to die tomorrow, I would thank God with my last breath for many things. Most of all I would thank him for the foundation of a childhood lived on consecrated soil. It truly breaks my heart to know the generations deprived of this by our own hand. When we move from a good house to an evil house, the heart will always long for the good. But when we’re born in the evil house, the heart makes its home here. Good Sunday Morning Dear Friend!

The “Greater Evil”

When I read the Pope’s recent speech which included the quote above, I thought about the significance of his targeting corruption in such a powerful way for two reasons. One; I remembered Dietrich Von Hildebrand’s distinction between the sin of weakness versus the sin of wickedness as the difference between the adolescent who sneaks into the XXX show versus the dictator who seeks to drown the spirit of men. Two; that he speaks from the wheelhouse of the Church in the time of her greatest flood, knowing the rot in her hull and seeing the rot of the State before the flood!

George Washington, a regular contributor to Zero Hedge was also inspired by the Pope’s recent speech. He started his The Pope: “Corruption is a Greater Evil than Sin”  piece with this…

Preface: If you are an atheist (or adherent of another faith) and believe that the Catholic faith is crazy, you are obviously entitled to your belief.  But please remember that very few Americans are atheists … and the majority don’t trust atheists.  More importantly, it’s wise to work with allies on core issues, such as fighting corruption … even if you would normally disagree with them.

I’ve come to see atheism and corruption the same as I see Islam and terror. Not all Muslims are terrorists, but most all the terrorists are Muslim. Not all atheists are corrupt, but most all the crooks, whether they are conspiring against the Hull of St. Peter or the Ship of State, are in fact atheists in their soul and wicked in their hearts.

There is an ocean of difference between the congresswoman who sees her Catholicism as a wardrobe change when its time for votes and the Catholic who believes that to lie is to commit a mortal sin! The former is worse than an atheist, is she not? Sadly, I wonder, how many Bishops and Archbishops (of NY) are conspiring alongside her?

Having stood on consecrated soil and having breathed consecrated air provides a sweetness that every cell remembers and a conviction that endures the greatest floods…one sandbag at a time!

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains are around Jerusalem, so the Lord is around his people, from this time forth and forever-more. For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land allotted to the righteous, lest the righteous put forth their hands to do wrong. Do good, O Lord, to those who are good, and to those who are upright in their hearts! But those who turn aside upon their crooked ways the Lord will lead away with evil-doers! Peace be in Israel! ~ Psalms 125

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Land of the Free?

The Signs of Soft Tyranny!

The Signs of Soft Tyranny!

The problem with conceptualizing “freedom” is the subjective nature and varied meanings of the word itself. For example, when I ask one friend if she’s free for lunch this afternoon, and I ask another how it feels to be free after spending his last 10 years in a maximum security prison, I’m dealing with two different levels of the word, aren’t I?

Conservative best-selling author and talk-show host Mark Levin speaks about the difference between soft tyranny and hard tyranny, and how the former ultimately leads to the latter. If I had told you  twenty years ago that we would be living in a society where law abiding citizens who own firearms are targeted and demonized as “extremists” while law-breaking thugs in Sanford and Ferguson are coddled as sweet innocent victims…in a country where government goes after people who choose not to behead their own grass while refusing to confront the evil that seeks to behead, us, our families, our friends, and our neighbors…you’d have rightfully dismissed me as a loon! Well, my friends, welcome to the land of the soft and subtle tyranny that is hardening before our very eyes! The problem is that we have been conditioned to think of tyranny as something foreign, with concrete and razor wire, imposed by dark hulking figures with thick heavy accents…never suspecting the charming guy in a suit with a blue tie and American Flag lapel pin!

But people who’ve actually lived under the thumb of Nazi-style Fascism (which began as touchy-feely National Socialism), and Soviet-style Communism (which was all supposed to be about the people and equality), could tell us all a painful thing or two about hard tyranny, where death is the only freedom imaginable…and the idea of it grows sweeter by the day! They were lured by charming people who promised “hope and change” too!

Socialized Government-run Healthcare is the Tyrant’s dream…you can visualize them scheming, “We’ll call it the Affordable Care Act”! It is the single most effective way to bridge the gap from soft to hard. How free can any of us be when they alone possess the very key to the health and welfare of every single family in America? The only other thing is money really. As a financial advisor, I help people achieve “financial independence”. They don’t like that! So while they have most of us from what I like to call the “comfortable middle class” on up mesmerized by the Stock Market Index, nobody is paying attention to the Economic Freedom Index! Not a pretty picture! Notice the trend line…

Remember the song from the sixties or seventies that went, “Sign, sign, everywhere there’s signs. Blocking out the scenery, breaking my mind. Do this, don’t do that! Can’t you read the sign?” Well I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the signs had babies…lots and lost of babies…and their babies had babies!

You have to understand what is happening in places like Bunker Hill Nevada, Houston Texas, and Coeur d’ Alene Idaho to realize exactly what we’re facing. When the Bundys stood up at Bunker Hill to government reaching beyond itself, we the people were given tiny spots marked with my favorite sign “free speech zones” cordoned off away from the event…and the cameras. Their “oversteps” in Houston and Coeur d’ Alene are merely tips of a continental iceberg! Here! In the land of Jefferson, Adams, Madison and Franklin!!!

We have gone from being the captains of our own ship to becoming the helpless passengers watching them steer us from crisis to crisis, Ebola to ISIS…from “One Nation under God” to a divided nation under Government! We sit in our business network meetings talking about real estate markets, short sales and economies that we have less and less power and influence over.

There’s a certain poetic quality to it. The same ideology that brought us Leadership without Accountability, Families Without Fathers and Doctors Without Borders has finally made us Prisoners Without Bars!!! History already knows what comes next…

 

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Rev. Al Forced To Perform KKK Wedding! Mohammad’s Sex Slaves Musical Hits Broadway!

Donald & Evelyn Knapp

Donald & Evelyn Knapp

Where have all the courageous free thinkers gone. Are we really going to surrender to the ass-backwards world of blatant Progressive hypocrisy?

Has anybody besides me wondered how it is that the 1st Amendment Rights of 5 Christian pastors can be so clearly violated by demanding they turn over their sermons to the State by the Progressive lesbian mayor of Houston as part of HERO (Houston Equal Rights Ordinance)…without ordering Imams to do the same even though homosexuality is punishable by death under Islamic Law?

And what about the white Christian ministers in Coeur d’ Alene Idaho, Donald and Evelyn Knapp, who were just ordered to perform a same-sex-marriage or go to jail…in keeping with the city’s “non-discrimination” ordinance? What if the KKK Imperial Grand Wizard and his Ayran Nation bride were to decide they’d like to get hitched in a Southern Black Baptist Church in downtown Selma…and demand that Reverend Al Sharpton to do the honors…hmmm?

And now the self-loathing “I Am Gaza”, Judeo-Christian-Israel-Hating, “Christ in Urine”-wasn’t bad enough-crowd have given us a new Broadway show…The Death of Klinghoffer…an Opera glorifying terrorism at the expense of the Leon Klinghoffer family! All I could do was shake my head as I listened to the Progressive Geraldo Rivera lecture former NY Governor David Patterson who happened to be one of the show’s protestors. “What’s the matter Governor, do you have a problem with the artist’s right to free speech?” Fair enough Geraldo, I’ve just written a wonderful opera my self called The Barbary Butcher of Seville about a conflicted transvestite jihadist who falls in love with Mayor Bloomberg. What say you now my Progressive friend?

If “Man’s Best Friend” were susceptible to Progressivism, the Bug Shops would be booming in Caninevilles across America! Fidos, Spots and Scooby Doos would form endless tail-wagging lines around every bug store in the country…to buy fleas! But they have more sense than we do, which is why most dogs will only relieve themselves at fire hydrants when there are no Progressives in range! :-)

When are the good Americans going to finally connect the dots? Christians have become the yellow coat-sleeve-stars of the 21st century! We have become Public Enemy #1 to the Progressive State of America because our faith is incompatible with their anything goes answer to everything!

Progressives should change their name to reflect the reality of all they touch, “This Does Not Work!” But instead they seduce the mind with sweet-smelling names like The Affordable Care Act, The SAFE Act, HOPE, Social Justice, Smart Growth, Sustainability, Common Core and CAIR when what they really mean to say is “We’re going to steal your country right out from under you and you will not recognize her by the time we’re done having our way with her!”

THIS IS WHY NOBODY WILL BUY THEIR BOOKS! Just ask Hilary! And is there anything on earth half as Hil-ary-ous as watching the panicked stampede of Democrats scrambling to distance themselves from the Progressive Poison they made us all drink in the first place…as the same Main Stream Media frauds that have carried Obama on their shoulders since ’08 are now reporting on him as if they’ve only just been introduced? Priceless!

In fact the only thing they’ve been able to point to and take credit for is the Stock Market! Think of a brain-dead coma patient attached to life support. We’re thinking, hey this is great, not realizing we’re on the hook for the $200 Billion per quarter the Merry Banksters are pumping into the patient to keep it alive! What happens when they finally pull the plug? Remember, “This-Does-Not-Work!”

So another day, another stoning, another honor-killing, another beheading, another act of terror by Islamic terrorists…just another day in Progressive World! It makes perfect sense really, a stock market that has nothing to do with true value, and a global epidemic of Islamic savagery that has nothing to do with Islam!

Godfather Politics asks “Where are the men and women who can stop Obama?” in response to whistle blowers having exposed his plan to open the illegal floodgates to as many as 30 Million foreign “invaders” after the mid-term elections…without Congress and against the will of the American People. That’s a darn good question, because this would be a treasonous Act of War!

In the meantime, please let the Grand Wizard know that my wife is a wedding photographer. And if anyone knows anyone with money who doesn’t mind becoming a target of the IRS and ISIS, please have them get in touch with me to discuss the funding of my new opera! :-)

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Two More Years!

How did we expose ourselves to this?

How did we expose ourselves to this?

The biggest liar in the room is the person who’s “never lied.” We’ve ALL lied about one thing or another over the course of our mortal existences. We’ve even lied to ourselves! In fact many of us have had the uncomfortable experience of lying to protect the original lie. I use the word uncomfortable because the subsequent lies are always a more conscious event than the original, so we’re that much more aware we’re doing something morally wrong. The very best of us are flawed I’m afraid…it’s, as they say, “part of being human”. It’s also where the saying “live and learn” and words like “redemption” come from.

My favorite Columnist, New York Post’s Michael Goodwin writes in his Sunday piece A Toxic President,

Credibility is like a reservoir or a bank account. You make deposits in good times so you can make withdrawals when you need them.

Obama never made the deposits. It’s been all downhill since Day One. He blames others for failures, and when cornered or ambitious, reaches for a lie. Routinely.”

Not exactly the ideal character reference, I’m thinking! And this is the President…the top dog…the main honcho…the big cheese! But there’s good news and bad news. The good news is, everybody knows. We Tea Party Conservatives have known from Day One. The rest of the Republicans figured it out shortly thereafter. Michael Goodwin, a life-long Democrat, has been on to him for some time. Democrat candidates realize they can’t afford to be seen with him, and those who don’t know any better lose half their Democratic audience and likely voters when he shows his face! The bad news is… everybody knows!

“Everybody knows” in the political world translates to “weakness” cubed…squared…to the tenth power!! What ally in their right mind would place a “smidgeon” of trust in the man who looked directly into the cameras and denied the “smidgeon” of corruption from the very epicenter-vortex of over two dozen major corruption scandals…and counting! And our enemies? They are circling us and the dissed friends who once relied on us like a pack of wolves who haven’t had a good meal for 238 years…

But it’s even worse than that I’m afraid. Goodwin’s use of the word “Toxic” is most appropriate. Webster defines “Toxic” as poison! Think about the havoc a tiny splinter can wreak on a finger or hand left undetected for a couple of days. Obama is embedded in the very brain of the body politic of America for the next two years, two months and eleven days!

Take a long hard look at the face in the picture above and imagine you are the desperate refugee relying on “Humanitarian Aid” from him…or the parents of one of the 3,400 troops he’s just dispatched to the Ebola Hot Zone with very little training and even less protection! And here we are after 240 years facing the greatest Constitutional crisis in our nation’s history, literally on the verge of flat-lining after 6 years of exposure to the deadly Obama virus. He’s reduced the fearless roar of a free press to a fawning whisper. He’s purged our military of leaders and replaced them with yes-men. He has divided and separated us from one another. He has ushered in the Age of Tyranny in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho by forcing American clergy to violate their conscience and surrender their religious freedom…or go to jail! This on the heels of the Houston pastors being subpoenaed!

Now think of how the human body responds when threatened by a deadly foreign invader. The same intelligence that created the most effective and efficient natural system of defense to protect the human body from disease is the very same intelligence the Founders credited for devising a governmental immune system designed to protect man from himself!

Its last hope is to fool the healthy cells into thinking that it is one of them… http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/08/28/Coretta-Scott-King-in-1991-Hold-companies-accountable-for-hiring-illegal-aliens

…while he betrays them by weakening the body’s defenses and clearing the way for the alien invaders. http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/10/19/Exclusive-Obama-Admin-Quietly-Prepares-Surge-Of-Millions-Of-Immigrant-IDs

Oh, what a tangled web we weave…http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/us/in-black-vote-democrats-see-lifeline-for-midterms.html?_r=0

But the virus is not God! In spite of the most elaborate scheme to pass it’s self off as a normal healthy cell…the body, while slow to respond, cannot be fooled. The body’s complex immune system of antigens, anti-oxidants and white blood cells are fully engaged to repel the foreign invader…

Two weeks and counting! At the end of the day, the ultimate question is this; does the patient have the will to live? Is the patient willing to do some serious soul-searching, reexamine their life and make some healthy changes? It’s not enough to walk out on the virus in Maryland if we don’t go back to our homes and ask ourselves how we made the disastrous mistake that allowed A Toxic President into our lives in the first place!

Can you imagine how your life would be if the cellular citizens of your body behaved as the citizens of our country? How would it be if the red blood cells resented the white blood cells and the tendons hated the bones and the muscles wanted to be fed without working and none of them trusted the brain? You would die!

So it is with us. We are so much more than left, right, liberal, conservative, republican, democrat, white or black. We are Americans endowed by our creator with inalienable rights…and purpose! Isn’t it about time we take the cure and learn to live again?

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ October 19, 2014

ALL HANDS ON DECK!

ALL HANDS ON DECK!

“Every true value, such as the beauty of nature or of a masterpiece of art like Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, or the moral light of a generous act of forgiveness, or of an immovable fidelity, all these values that speak to us of God and touch our hearts, draw our spirit towards the true world of God, lead us before the face of God, and thanks to them, the barriers of pride, egotism, and self-assertion, which isolate us and make us look upon our fellow-men from the outside as adversaries and competitors, fall away.”       ~ Dietrich Von Hildebrand, Liturgy and Personality 1943

It’s been quite a while since I’ve enjoyed a book so well written about a man who so needs to be known by us all. I’m reading The Soul of a Lion, Dietrich Von Hildebrand by his wife Alice Von Hildebrand, herself an amazing soul. I picked up the book after being completely captivated by her in an interview someone sent me not too long ago. There were two Lions of faith who stood up while most everyone else sat in place during the rise and reign of Adolf Hitler; Dietrich Von Hildebrand whose fierce strength of conviction and faith made him a #1 target of the Reich, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer whose unflinching courage and loyalty to God cost him his own life.

This past week there was a story out of Houston that brought Von Hildebrand front and center to my mind. The City of Houston actually subpoenaed six local pastors demanding they turn over their sermons for inspection! It matters not that following public outcry the subpoenas were rescinded. The fact is that this shocking incident is by no means an isolated event. Rather, it is the latest chapter in the book of Good and Evil right here in America where more and more people of faith are finding themselves targets in the ever growing shadow of abusive government…in the very same year the Governor of New York told us we were not welcome in his state! Good Sunday Morning Dear Friend!

The Soul of a Lion

I was gently called to task yesterday by a very sweet person who chided me for inviting her to start her day with the “inflammatory” headline America’s Most Deadly Virus ~ Affirmative Action! “That’s not to say that those relentlessly unfair, insane, dispiriting things don’t exist, but to instead choose to spread the radiance of consciously loving, peace filled, forgiveness based thoughts rather than spread the ripple effect of darkness. Just like the messages of JC and so many other “masters”.” is part of what she offered.

Interestingly, her words came across as more spirit of the lamb as if love is somehow confined to the soft and kind radiance of peace filled bubbles…you know, like the sweet mommie bear when her cubs are threatened. I can so feel the smile on the faces of my reader-friends in the Liberty Movement. We’ve been encouraged to sit down so many times by so many friends, we count chairs instead of sheep to fall asleep at night! Would that we could…standing gets very tiring…especially so, when doing it alone.

In the very same week with all eyes on Ebola, there was fascinating news out of Rome! Very similar to the back-tracking in Houston, there was some serious back-tracking in the Synod of Bishops! After telegraphing a seismic shift in Church posture regarding homosexuality and a relaxing of the requirements for receiving Holy Communion, the forces of “hostile rigidity” and “destructive goody-goodness” managed to carry the day!

“Francis’ gesture, and his words inside the synod hall chastising bishops who were overly wed to doctrine and were guided by “hostile rigidity,” as well as those bishops who showed a “destructive goody-goodiness,” indicated that he was well aware of the divisions the debate had sparked. His speech received a four-minute standing ovation, participants said.”

You see that’s the problem with us inflammatory trouble-makers! Whether it’s the Constitution or the Bible…we’re just too damn “overly wed to doctrine” for our own good! If only we’d just sit down like everybody else and be nice, everything would be so much…nicer. But it’s the lion in us that is called to protect the lambs among us!

The fact is that in the middle of the greatest storm of our lives, nice people drown. They drown because they stay below deck where they think they will be safe. They fail to recognize the Grace of God calling them above deck because they lived their lives trading courage for conformity and salvation for submission without asking “Is it right or is it wrong? Is it true or is it false? Is it pleasing to God?” ~ The Von Hildebrand norm.

“Aye, it was a salty, savage, scurvy sea that nearly got the better of me…” I leave you with another nautical interpretation a la Barnhardt:

And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that the ship was filled. And He was in the hinder part of the ship, sleeping upon a pillow; and they awake Him, and say to him: Master, doth it not concern thee that we perish? And rising up, He rebuked the wind, and said to the sea: Peace, be still. And the wind ceased: and there was made a great calm. And He said to them: Why are you fearful? have you not faith yet? And they feared exceedingly: and they said one to another: Who is this (thinkest thou) that both wind and sea obey Him?  Mark 4: 37-40

A friend sent me an email the other day with the following line, elegantly articulating the current Synod disaster: “The apostles are, as usual, showing off as the waves smash around; we pray for them and they remain despite their sometimes startlingly sub-average intelligence – the thread that binds us to the Master sleeping under the poop…. To Him be all glory.” The Poop is the raised deck or cabin in the stern (the hinder part) of a boat or ship.  That is where Our Lord was having His little snooze.  This is, it is ever-more difficult to deny, the worst tempest to ever toss the Barque of Peter.  The past heresies, especially those in the first thousand years of the Church, including Arianism, Donatism, Manichaeism, etc., were all – I can’t believe I’m typing this – SUBTLE compared to what is going on now.  What is going on now is new territory – the denial of the NATURAL LAW, which by definition human beings can easily know and understand even OUTSIDE THE CHURCH.  All human cultures know and understand marriage.  All human cultures know that sodomy is wrong.  All human beings, including those who NEVER knew or know the Church will be judged on the Natural Law.  The pre-Columbian Amazon Basin dweller was/will be judged on the sin of Sodomy, because sodomy is known to every human being as grave sin through the Natural Law. But, we must trust Our Lord, even though it seems that He is having a nap while this all goes on.  How can we be surprised by this?  How can our faith be shaken when there have been countless prophecies and apparitions of Our Lady warning of exactly these events, as it is now crystal clear? Cardinal against Cardinal and bishop against bishop, mass apostasy, confusion about who actually is the pope, a “destroyer pope”, and on and on. La Salette, Akita, Fatima, St. Francis….  And, as I and many others have said over and over again, how could we POSSIBLY expect God to continue to bless a culture that is the largest cult of child sacrifice, sodomy and theft ever seen in human history?  How could we expect God to turn a blind eye to the sacrilege and heresy that is endemic to almost every Novus Ordo Mass offered on the planet for the last 46 years – while the entire Church sat in the silence of complicity, more concerned with worldly approval than the Sacred, Wounded Heart of Our Blessed Lord, and His Mother? So, yes, He is sleeping under the poop as the storm rages, as my friend put it, but we must remember His admonition: Why are you fearful? have you not faith yet? He will rise up, and He will say, “Peace, be still.”  And the Barque of Peter will be saved from these devils, and it will lower its nets and bring in a great harvest of souls.  We know this.  We CANNOT doubt this.  So, while I, in my weakness, like everyone else, keep thinking, “Please wake up, please wake up, we’re dying, we’re dying”, I am just going to go back to the poop deck and kneel down next to Him, stare at His Holy Face and watch Him sleep until He sees fit to wake up.  And if I do that, I know that I will be totally and completely safe. See you on the poop deck!

 

 

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