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Hopefully Not Coming to a Theater Near You

12 Mar

“The secret can’t be told. Telling it ruins it.”
~ Walker Percy

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Snow White, Seven Monks, and a Fanciful Lesson in Humility

4 Mar

“It is these trivialities, as we consider them, which would do marvels for us if only we did not despise them.”
~ Jean-Pierre de Caussade

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Of Blade Runner, Barchester, and Father Brown

22 Jan

“He’s simply a good man, without guile, believing humbly in the religion he has striven to teach, and guided by the precepts he has striven to learn.”
~ Dr. Theophilus Grantly

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What Was Mr. Bennet Reading?

7 Jul

“A physical book, like an open newspaper, declares itself to both the owner and the stranger. Its words face the reader, but its title is exposed to the world.”
~ Boris Kachka

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Of ‘Zen,’ Gumption, and Conversion

9 May

“A person filled with gumption doesn’t sit around dissipating and stewing about things. He’s at the front of the train of his own awareness, watching to see what’s up the track and meeting it when it comes.”
~ Robert Pirsig

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The Three (Physical) Books I’m Reading Next

25 Apr

“The medium is the message.”
~ Marshall McLuhan

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Of Humor, Homicide, and Julian the Hospitaller

13 Feb

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“The maximum amount of seriousness admits the maximum amount of comedy. Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe.”
~ Flannery O’Connor

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