~by Gilbert K. Chesterton (b. 1874- d. 1936) Where are they gone that did delight in honour Abrupt and absolute as an epic ends, What light of the Last Things, like death at morning, Crowns the true lovers and the tragic friends? Young priests with eager faces bright as eagles, Poor scholars of the harp-string, strict and strong, All the…
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St. Francis: The Man, The Saint
~The following is a re-post from 10/4/18 with edits. SCF “The transition from the good man to the saint is a sort of revolution; by which one for whom all things illustrate and illuminate God becomes one for whom God illustrates and illuminates all things.” ― G.K. Chesterton, Saint Francis of Assisi I was writing this morning about St. Francis (b. 1181/1182-…
Hail, Holy Matrimony!
“If Americans can be divorced for ‘incompatibility of temper,’ I cannot conceive why they are not all divorced. I have known many happy marriages, but never a compatible one. The whole aim of marriage is to fight through and survive the instant when incompatibility becomes unquestionable. For a man and a woman, as such, are incompatible.” ~G.K. Chesterton (b. 1874-…