Tag Archives: quotation

Christian Simplicity and Integrity

In a continuing effort to expose Catholics and mainline Protestants to Quaker wisdom, here’s another sampling from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s 1972 edition of Faith and Practice. "A life centered on God will be characterized by integrity, sincerity and simplicity. It need not be cloistered and may even be a busy life, but its activities and […]

True Worship

“True worship, whether vocal or silent, is offering one’s self to God = body, mind and soul – for the doing of His will. The fruit of worship is an increasing awareness of the Inward Light [i.e. the Holy Spirit], an experience of God’s love and a fresh understanding of the two great commandments: ‘You […]

Chesterton vs Postmodernists

“My attitude toward progress has passed from antagonism to boredom. I have long ceased to argue with people who prefer Thursday to Wednesday because it is Thursday.” Ya gotta love a guy who posts lengthy quotes from Chesterton. Go, Jollyblogger, go!

Dykstra Who?

A few days ago, my random quote was “Everybody is somebody else’s weirdo”, attributed to Dykstra. One of my readers, the blogmaster over at “the smedley log“, asked if this might be one in the same with Lenny Dykstra, retired baseball player and ersatz philosopher. I honestly have no idea. I tried Googling the quote, […]

Wise Old Gilbert

Sometimes it’s enlightening to soak up some of G.K.Chesterton’s wisdom, especially when it’s obviously still applicable after 80 years. “You can never have a revolution in order to establish a democracy. You must have a democracy in order to have a revolution.” – Tremendous Trifles, 1909 “The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives […]