Tag Archives: God

Flames of Divine Love

The Flames of Divine Love  The Fire Kindled:  In Exodus 3:2-4, we read of Moses’ miraculous encounter with the burning bush:  “The angel of the Lord appeared to him in a blazing fire from the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, yet the bush was not […]

Natural Law Ain’t Nonsense

“[T]he light of natural reason, whereby we discern what is good and what is evil, which is the function of the natural law, is nothing else than an imprint on us of the Divine light.” – Summa Theologiæ [Part II, FP, Q. 91] Natural law is sometimes dismissed as just another religious theory, totally dependent […]

Baptizing the Culture

“And when [God] says, ‘Be not much with a strange woman,’ He admonishes us to use indeed, but not to linger and spend time with, secular culture.” – Clement of Alexandria, The Stromata, Book 1, Chapter 5 As Christians, we are asked to detach ourselves from secular culture, but still, we are also commanded to […]

Virtues of the Smoke

In order to be sure of the validity of this post, I have place a cigar between my lips. To be more specific the cigar was made in Habana, Cuba and is a Romeo No.  3 with a very decent drag. It is medium in strength and has a characteristic Romeo y Julieta style. Robust […]

Merry Christmas

A letter to ALL: Dear Reader, God, He is ineffable, inconceivable, invisible and incomprehensible. Through-out our prayer, in the pew or in our room, we should reflect on God being truly indescribable and unspeakable, unable to be thought of, unable to be seen and unable for a human to completely take in or comprehend the […]

Come Lord Jesus, Come!

The Prophecy of Micah (Micah 5:2-4) “[2] AND THOU, BETHLEHEM Ephrata, art a little one among the thousands of Juda: out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be the ruler in Israel: and his going forth is from the beginning, from the days of eternity. [3] Therefore will he give them up even till the […]

Involuntary Sin

Alright before you flip out and claim that I am going to preach heresy about involuntary sin, understand that this is a concept very old to the church. There are ways in which man can go against God and receive the guilt of such actions, even without willing it. Furthermore, the concept of involuntary sin […]