Had a great weekend

We took a tour of a working grist mill here in South Carolina — how cool is that? The kids got a chance to see it in action, and then (of course!) we had to buy some grits to take home. Wow! Much better than the stuff you get in the store! [note to my … [Read more…]

Another great post

From Fr. Dwight Longenecker. This time, he discusses the Catholic view of original sin vs. total depravity, using the character of Gollum from LORD OF THE RINGS. Please take just a few minutes and read his post — it’s well worth it!

So, it’s come down to this, has it?

These sad photos show my children, determined to get some sort of “winter fun” out of a day that promised snow, picking… well, we can’t really call them “icicles,” can we? Let’s call them “iciclettes”… off of the bushes outside. My childhood was spent up North, so I got more than my fair share of … [Read more…]

Inspirational quote of the day

“But I would not believe in the Gospel, had not the authority of the Catholic Church already moved me.“ —St. Augustine I thought this was fitting, in honor of the book I recommended yesterday by Mark Shea.