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Necessary Preamble to Faith

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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ON THE EVILS OF ELECTION BY A DEGENERATE PEOPLE

Some Late Thoughts on the Election BY: Frater Bovious (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) I have been reading a book by Rev. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P., titled, REALITY, A Synthesis of Thomistic Thought. He was examining Aquinas’ review of Aristotle’s Politica. Lagrange comments … Continue reading

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An Early Christmas Carol

The Unjust Steward This past Sunday, the Gospel reading was Luke 16:1-13. In this reading, a steward, (a trusted servant responsible for the household of his master), has wasted his master’s goods. He is told to prepare an accounting, as … Continue reading

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A Sound of Thin Silence

No Silence Even in Silence By: FRATER BOVIOUS I remember two occasions when I became aware of silence On Thursday, September 13, 2001 I became aware of the fact that no planes were flying anywhere near my work. My place … Continue reading

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