Category Archives: Philosophy

Necessary Preamble to Faith

Four Causes, Four Pillars

A Fullness of Description (ST. ALBERT THE GREAT PRIORY – Irving) If you want to give someone a complete description of something, what kind of information do you need to provide? You would want to make sure you explained what … Continue reading

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My Stogie Mystagogy – Episode 47

The State of Social Discourse

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The Supreme Dominion of God

Error in Prayer In a previous post regarding prayer, I commented on the proper disposition to prayer. However, what triggered that post  was a woman’s concern over obtaining verification that her prayers were heard. So now I would like to … Continue reading

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WILLPOWER, PART 3

But, What If I Really Am Doing What I Don’t Want To Do? BY: Frater Bovious (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) I need to make clear that the two previous columns specifically did not address addiction. With regard to … Continue reading

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WILLPOWER, PART 2

What Do You Want? BY: Frater Bovious (CARROLLTON, TX, Cradle of Civilization) This is a follow up to the previous post, The Truth About Willpower. In that post I argue that our wills function as designed, and that when we … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH ABOUT WILLPOWER

The Pursuit of Happiness BY: Frater Bovious (CARROLLTON, TX, Cradle of Civilization) Writing in the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson pens these famous words: We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are … Continue reading

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OF YETIS AND GHOSTS

Morning Prayer BY: Frater Bovious We have acquired two Great Pyrenees, both still puppies, though one is at least 70 pounds and 24 inches tall at the withers (withers – strange word, that). Mostly because we complained so much about … Continue reading

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