Category Archives: Pietas

According to Thine Own Heart

O worthy Duke,You bid me seek redemption of the devil.Hear me yourself; for that which I must speakMust either punish me, not being believ’d,Or wring redress from you. Hear me, O hear me, hear! –Measure for Measure _____________ For God, … Continue reading

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Armageddon

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in … Continue reading

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Liberalism Confounded

__________________________ Let us say you are a parent of an adult child who has either mothered or fathered a child out of wedlock. You do not approve of having children out of wedlock, but the child now exists, so you … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Stranger

Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which … Continue reading

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Lo! He Abhors Not the Virgin’s Womb

Yea, Lord, we greet thee, born this happy morning,Jesus, to thee be all glory giv’n;Word of the Father now in flesh appearing; _______________________________________ After a verbal exchange with Feste, the Lady Oliva’s fool, Viola, the heroine of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, … Continue reading

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The Young Drummer and the Good Samaritan

Yet this in no wise alters the fact that those who form no more than a part of a universal mish-mash, of a homeless multitude of faceless ‘un-men’, will never have any pride of place or sense of belonging, nor … Continue reading

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The Precious Cornerstone

Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem. Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Stranger

And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers, Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and … Continue reading

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Like Unto That of a Little Child

And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. – John 1: 5 ____________________________ I believe that I’ve mentioned the travelogues of James A. Fitzpatrick before. He was a reporter who traveled around the world on behalf … Continue reading

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