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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ “Our Prayers…”

“And let Jerusalem,” the God-lit city, “come to your mind.” Ask yourself, What do I let come into my mind? If a man lets his garden alone, it pretty soon ceases to be a garden; and if a saint lets … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Liberalism IS the Culture of Death

Since the more “philosophical” among our “progressive” (Liberal) fellow-Americans (please forgive me for having had to put two words in a single sentence into scare quotes) seem to believe that there is no such thing as objective truth, it is … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Our Intellectual Freedom

Casuistry ~ the use of clever but unsound reasoning, especially in relation to moral questions; sophistry. I was at a planning session with some wonderfully gifted and talented musicians recently working out the details of our tribute to Suzy Arnowitz … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Fear Itself

“Nobody can fight properly and boldly for the faith if he clings to a fear of being stripped of earthly possessions.” ~ St. Peter Damian Last week I introduced you to Deirdre. A few days after our skype conversation, she … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Projecting the Positive

“Each of us has a particular possession of light that no one else can have.”    ~ Oswald Chambers, Enthusiastic and Capable The best way I can think of to describe American society at the present moment is to compare us … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Fabian Fairytale of “Hate Crime”

The Lord is well pleased for His righteousness’ sake; He will exalt the law and make it honorable. But this is a people robbed and plundered; All of them are snared in holes, And they are hidden in prison houses; … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ A Tale of Two Jihads

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his … Continue reading

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