Orthodoxy

by GK Chesterton This book was excellent. It was definitely the most approachable of all of Chesterton's nonfiction that I've read so far. It had good flow, was well-organized, had solid arguments and it was very funny. I had so many of the same questions, problems with modern thought and intuitions about the universe that…

A Gargoyle Gecko Gothic Cathedral and the Discovery of a Dawn of a New Industrial Revolution

            After our Gargoyle Gecko, Mabel, joined the family, it became a top priority to make her tank as Gothic as possible.  Afterall, you can’t have a breed of gecko named for the mascot of Gothic architecture living in an enclosure with postmodern décor.             Happily, I found a shop on Etsy that made custom backgrounds and immediately…

Father Marquette and the Great Rivers

by August Derleth In school we are studying the further exploration into North America. Father Marquette was a Jesuit French priest who had dreamt from childhood to bring God to the Indians in the New World. His dream came true and he was sent on mission to New France. He started in Quebec where he…

The Leaven

Matt 13: 33, Luke 13: 20-21 He told them another parable.  “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till it was all leavened.” Completely Non-Expert Interpretation: To put in terms a non-homemade bread baking society might better understand, the leaven is like soaping a…