"To a great extent, the level of any civilization is the level of its womanhood. When a man loves a woman, he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more noble her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, the more a man has to aspire to be … Continue reading Women and the Level of Civilization
Without a doubt, one of my favourite books is J. R. R. Tolkien's, The Lord of the Rings. I am also a big fan of Peter Jackson's films based on the story, particularly the Extended Editions (which are the only versions of the movies I have watched). In multiple polls, The Lord of the Rings has been … Continue reading The Stories That Matter
The other day I found a dead rat in the roof...A very, very dead rat. Pretty gross huh? But guess what, eventually we're gonna end up like that. The only difference being that instead of a rat shaped carcass, we'll be a human one. No matter which path we take in life, death is waiting … Continue reading Another Path
On the third day after Jesus of Nazareth was crucified, the tomb in which he was buried was found to be empty. This is an accepted historical fact. Why was it empty? His followers claimed that He had risen from the dead. Some disagree. Whatever the case, the tomb was empty; so either He rose from … Continue reading The Empty Tomb
In her book, Not God's Type, former atheist English professor, Dr.Holly Ordway recounts of how during her journey from Atheism to Christianity, she came to a point where she had to consider if Jesus Christ really was who He claimed to be. As she studied the Gospels she realised that they were either, "sophisticated works … Continue reading Not God’s Type
In the 16th chapter of Matthew's Gospel Jesus asks His disciples who men say that He was. Some they reply, say that He is the Prophet Elijah; some, John the Baptist, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets. Jesus then asked His disciples who they said He was. A Great Moral Teacher? Today it would not be … Continue reading Who do you say I Am?
For many of us, Lent is probably a time where we give up chocolate and junk food, maybe TV, and possibly feel a bit annoyed at times for having to do so. However, we can put up with this sacrifice because we know that when Easter comes around we can have as much chocolate, junk food and … Continue reading This Lent – Give up something forever!
“And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land…” EZEKIEL 22:30 In September 2015 Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix, Arizona released an Apostolic Exhortation directed to the Catholic Men of his diocese entitled 'Into the Breach'. The purpose of the exhortation was as "an encouragement, a challenge, and a calling … Continue reading Into the Breach
Perhaps you're wondering what is meant by the title of two time Grammy Award winning, Australian born duo, for King & Country's album Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong. Joel Smallbone, who makes up one half of for King & Country (the other - his younger brother Luke) answers that question at the end of the final … Continue reading RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG.
Frodo: I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. There are other … Continue reading Film Quotes: Fellowship of the Ring