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T.S. Eliot Reads "Journey of the Magi"

Today we remember the Magi— those wise kings from the East who visited the infant Jesus, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrhh. American-born playwright, literary critic and poet T. S. Eliot wrote his famous poem “Journey of the Magi” in 1927, following his conversion to Christianity and his confirmation in the Church of England.  […]

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For Our World: A Child’s Profound Reflections on 9/11

I saw the World Trade Center only once.  It was 1998 or 1999.  It had been a number of years since I’d visited New York City; but when our youngest son Jerry began working at an airline, I took advantage of my “parent privileges” (in those innocent pre-9/11 days, parents of employees could fly for $30/roundtrip) and the two […]

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The Ladder of St. Augustine

The Ladder of St. Augustine By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Saint Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame! All common things, each day’s events, That with the hour begin and end, Our pleasures and our discontents, Are […]

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By the Babe Unborn

I have nothing to add to the profound musings of G.K. Chesterton. I just ran across this beautiful poem by the prolific English writer and apologist–I thought you’d enjoy.

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Tryst of Titans: Hanky-Panky in the Heavens?

Scientists have recently released a report suggesting that the Earth may once have had two m Soft Cialis online oons: the one we see in the skies tonight, and a smaller one which catastrophically slammed into its larger cousin. What was left was a single amalgam, with the remaining moon flattened on one side by […]

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