Do you ever just sit and look at a work of classical art and think about what the artist is trying to say? If a picture is worth a thousand words, a work of real art is a magnitude richer! One of the things I love best about The Epoch Times is their Life and Tradition section which generally includes a work of classical art. I always benefit from meditating on what the artist is saying with his work.
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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Saturday, January 29, 2022
We all need a little good news in these crazy times of daily insanity. So here are a few headlines to cheer the Christian heart.
Watch for the points of light. Darkness is nothing, i.e., no thing. And all it takes to dispel it is a lit match and a lighted candle. Let’s continue to light up the darkness with the virtues of faith, hope, and charity.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Editor’s note: Readers, be aware that I am deliberately using the same
extreme language Church Militant uses against those with whom they disagree. I would never call CM a “cult” if they did not throw out that accusation liberally against orthodox Catholics who embrace tradition, especially those who attend SSPX chapels. I will not, however, stoop to using their “pervert” and “pedo enabler” language against them no matter how many same sex attracted men with crazy hair run their circus. But really, to call a rally by Michael and Milo “boot camp” makes me laugh! Remember Corporal Klinger in MASH? That immediately comes to mind. I had to resist the urge to post a picture of Klinger, but you can see some here. And now on to the games CM plays!
Church Militant continues to boast a number of cult followers who worship at the shrine of Michael Voris and Christine Niles.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
My Confirmation patron is St. Dominic. What a wise and holy man. And how much we could use him today. We live in a culture of feelings. If a woman feels like a man, she insists she really is one. If a man feels like a woman, he insists he is one. But feelings will never make a woman fancy on the outside or a man fancy on the inside as Mr. Rogers would put it. Nope! Feelings can’t change biology. They can, however, change a person in an instant from a rational being making sensible decisions, to an out-of-control puppet ruled by his feelings.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Matt Walsh: (speaking to a woman who thinks she's a man) What's wrong with this left-wing gender ideology is that no one who espouses it can even tell you what these words mean. For instance, what is a woman? Can you tell me what a woman is?
Trans activist: No, I can't. Because it isn't for me to say. Womanhood looks different for everybody.
Monday, January 24, 2022
|The Vortex of Hell|
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Inquiring. minds want to know why the "medical professionals" led by Dr. Science refuse to accept studies that prove doctors using ivermectin were right!
Conclusion: In this large PSM study [in Brazil], regular use of ivermectin as a prophylactic agent was associated with significantly reduced COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and mortality rates:
Saturday, January 22, 2022
STORY AT A GLANCE:
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet from Truth for Health Foundation lays bare what's been happening inside America's hospital system over the last two years, bringing to mind the 1977 dystopian Eagles’ hit song, “Hotel California,” where people can check in, but they can never leave.
Friday, January 21, 2022
The Autumn issue of the Les Femmes newsletter is online. The lead article is Chaos and Confusion vs. Christ and the Cross. Here's the beginning:
All of us at one time or another experience the chaos and confusion of significant weather events. A thunderstorm can completely blind drivers and force them to pull over and wait for rain and hail to subside. A dense fog dulls all the senses creating a sense of weird isolation. Some pilots crash their planes when instruments fail and they can’t tell up from down. An earthquake or hurricane rips through a town leaving chaos, devastation, and loss of life in its wake!
People see clearly the results of physical chaos and its damage, but emotional and spiritual chaos can also knock us off balance and lead to serious consequences that, in many ways, are worse than physical effects. [Read more....]
Oh...and we gave Church Militant an award. They richly earned it!
Thursday, January 20, 2022
|Expectant moms, don't get the jab!|
unprecedented is happening with the experimental gene therapy fraudulently promoted as a "vaccine." The VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System) has never before in its history seen the explosion of deaths and injuries reported from a vaccine. But the geniuses developing COVID policy, like Tony Fauci, assure us that the vaccines are "safe" and all the adverse events are "normal" and "just a coincidence" and not, definitely not, associated with the jab. Or, if they are associated, they are the normal deaths from a normal vaccination and are rare, very rare! And the death and injury of your loved ones are necessary for the common good everyone else (especially the bank accounts of Big Pharma execs and Bill Gates).
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
|Anatomy 101: |
(a) the neck is above the chest
(b) the neck is not the chest
(c) the chest is below the neck and therefore not the same thing
Each time Church Militant says "based on Church Militant investigators" I laugh. I laugh because even when the evidence was written on paper in black and white, and even when the victim/whistleblower, while being filmed in an interview, told and even demonstrated what happened, Church Militant in general, and Christine Niles in particular, told
a lie an "inaccuracy"- you know, because a lie "specific error" is more sensational than the truth.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
|Poster for Nazi anti-semitic propaganda|
film, The Eternal Jew
Take every episode of history when tyrants controlled the media and
you'll understand what's happening in the United States and globally. Let's begin by focusing on media censorship and spin. Everyone on Facebook has experienced it, sometimes in head-shaking wonderment as FB automated censors put warnings on photos of beautiful babies in the womb and hide them for being "graphic." But it's much more sinister than that.
The crusade against "misinformation," which censors the truth went nuclear during the 20th century and is even worse now. Media bigwigs magnified it in 2019 when the BBC (British Broadcasting Company) hosted the Global Conference on Media Freedom, a perfect illustration of George Orwell's doublespeak (definition: the inversion of meaning).
Monday, January 17, 2022
|Death of St. Joseph by Francisco Goya (1787)|
We've seen a lot of death since the Wuhan virus was released on the world. Dr. Zelenko, one of the pioneers in early treatment calls it a bio-weapon. (I'm including an interview with Dr. Zelenko below from Dr. Mercola's website since they are only up for a few days. Read it if you like; it's supplemental to my point which is a spiritual one.)
So what is my point?
Sunday, January 16, 2022
|The wedding feast at Cana|
This morning my husband and I went to the 8:30 Mass at St. John the Baptist in Front Royal which was an ad orientem high Novus Ordo -- very reverent, Gregorian chant, incense -- lovely. But I have to say the sad thought came to me that, no matter how well it's done, the Novus Ordo is a poor imitation of the Traditional Latin Mass. It will never be the Mass of the Ages and we lost the unity, the oneness, of all people worshiping in the same language.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
I posted yesterday about the Supreme Court's decision in National Federation of Business vs. the Department of Labor/OSHA. Today, let's take a look at the concurring decision written by Justice Gorsuch and joined by Justices Thomas and Alito. It's an interesting document that adds significantly to the reasoning behind the decision. First of all Gorsuch clearly identifies the constitutional rights and powers of the states vs. those of the federal government. It makes for interesting reading:
There is no question that state and local authorities possess considerable power to regulate public health. They enjoy the “general power of governing,” including all sovereign powers envisioned by the Constitution and not specifically vested in the federal government.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Last night my husband and I had a telephone conversation with one of my husband's brothers. As we discussed family matters and shared about our respective grandchildren, we agreed that we live in scary times. The secular culture, under a demented president and a leftist agenda, is a mess! And the Church, which should be our rock, is teetering under the rule of evil men. It's easy to sink into discouragement and fear.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
After you read Dr. Qimron's letter, check out another open letter written almost a year earlier on March 26, 2020 by Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi. The data has been long known and ignored. The governments responsible, who continue this madness, are irresponsible and incompetent! And the deaths caused by the experimental gene therapy fraudulently promoted as a "vaccine" will be on their heads.
And now the letter.
Udi Qimron, head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tel Aviv University and a leading Israeli immunologist, has taken the opportunity posed by the collapsing narrative to release this open letter to the authorities (this is a mechanical translation from the original Hebrew):
Published January 10, 2022
Ministry of Health, it’s time to admit failure.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Monday, January 10, 2022
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Sunday, January 9, 2022
Saturday, January 8, 2022
|Teachers at the Dr. Fauci school of "vaccination" research|
Some "medical professionals" think all the negative data coming out about the jab is just one big conspiracy theory from a bunch of ignorant, mentally ill folks wearing tin hats. They seem to believe that the only doctors who are real medical professionals (besides themselves) are the ones they agree with ...like Dr. Fauci. No matter how impressive the credentials of other medical professionals, they are dismissed as quacks and cranks.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Gee, I don't know, Francis. How is that?
How can we allow that in this society, which is so civilized, there are people who are persecuted simply because they publicly profess their faith?
I don't know. You tell me since you're the one persecuting Traditional Catholics.
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Open Letter to Bishop Michael Burbidge, Diocese of Arlington, Virginia on Access to the Traditional Latin Mass
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
...and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time."
So, let's take a look at these three group.
"You can fool all of the people some of the time."
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
I just got off the phone with someone who read me the riot act for today's earlier post about the doctors blowing the whistle on COVID policies and the movement toward forced vaccination and vaccine passports. I guess I should have started the post with a trigger warning! My caller was clearly upset. You could hear it in her voice which was shaking. After saying that I'm unchristian and unfeeling and she wanted to tell me off which she proceeded to do, she hung up without waiting for a response.
Monday, January 3, 2022
Here's a post that's just for fun. In a society so filled with bad news we can all use a laugh or two. Amazingly, at a time when real news looks like satire, the Babylon Bee still does satire so well and makes us laugh at the insanity! God bless their writers!
Sunday, January 2, 2022
Okay, folks, we're not in Kansas anymore! The shockwaves of the atomic bombs of Traditionis Custodes and the Responsa Ad Dubia have thrust us head over heels into the land of Oz where the white-robed warlock of the west rules with a wooden stang given to him by Ozian youth in the name of Ozma during a synod for young people....
Well, enough of that nonsense!
Saturday, January 1, 2022
|New Years Eve dinner table|
- Why do they call New Year's Eve "first night" when it's really last night?
- We had a little New Year's Eve party last night with a priest friend and several other guests including my sister-in-law. When we said the rosary she surprised me by gifting me a rosary that belonged to my grandmother, our grandchildren's great-great grandmother! My mom gave it to her, and she generously regifted it to me. I am so grateful! Big hugs to Jessica! I can't think of a gift I would appreciate more!