Others ... atempting to construct an artificial universe ... an earthly Paradise in which there are no death and taxes-and this is what technology has tried and bitterly failed to do; after five hundred years of spectacular success, it has reduced our lives to nothing but death and taxes!" The poet chanted of the Grecian urn, "Thou still unravished bride of quietness..." For us there is neither quiet or bride; our girls are rendered unravishable by sex education in elementary school. If future generations exist and think of us at all, they will say, digging in our ruins, "This was a people who lived unconsummated lives."
So many quotable gems like the ones above from John Senior's "Restoration of Christian Culture". Get used to them as I think the next week or so, this blog will sport one or more every day as I work through it.
Once again, my graduate school alma mater is making notorious news (at least for Catholics). This article lists the "Catholic" colleges hosting the V-monologues this year. Unfortunately, John Carroll U in Cleveland is there once again. Pray...
Van is in the shop once again, so will be sticking close to the small holding today.
From Bethany, the small holding in Bethune...Oremus pro invicem!