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A Ditch to Die In: Of Boniface, Battles, and Being Dad

19 Sep

“An ‘adult’ faith is not a faith that
follows the trends of fashion and the latest novelty….”
~ Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

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Of Rash Vows, George Bailey, and Dad-Martyrdom

17 Jul

“Courage costs braver men less.”
~ Frank Sheed

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The Becket Moment: Fatherhood Pure & Simple

18 Jun

“Most dads accept that part of the job
is a willingness to be the unfashionable one.”
~ William McGurn

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The Best Violent Movie You’ve Never Seen

4 Mar

“The history of warfare can be seen as a history of increasingly more effective mechanisms for enabling and conditioning men to overcome their innate resistance to killing their fellow human beings.”
~ Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

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Trolls & Beasts: Reviews and Remedial Dad Lessons

29 Nov

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“I’d rather see that anyway!”
~ Katharine (age 10)

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Of Bernie, Belloc, and “A Bargain for Frances”

5 Oct

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“Being careful is not as much fun as being friends.”
~ Frances

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Other People’s Lives

1 Aug

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“The neighbor is not a ‘unit’ in the human collective.
He is ‘someone’ who by his known origins deserves
particular attention and respect” (CCC 2212).

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