Two Takes on Christmas: Chesterton and Rembrandt

Adoration of the shepherds

A Rembrandt painting of the Nativity and a Christmas poem by G.K. Chesterton. . . . → Read More: Two Takes on Christmas: Chesterton and Rembrandt

What Ever Happened to Reason?

Photo by: Scout Tufankjian for Obama for America, used under creative commons license.

Civility in public discourse seems to be dead. When is the last time two candidates had a serious debate, a genuine exchange of ideas rather than accusations and zingers? Candidates seem to no longer champion ideas but rather simply represent ideologies. This is also a major challenge of the New Evangelization. . . . → Read More: What Ever Happened to Reason?

G.K. Chesterton is a Paisley-Patterned Bow Tie?

“Authors are like neckwear fashions. They go in and out of style.”

Don’t ask how I came across that above quote and this blogpost comparing authors to necktie fashions. I just did, okay? (Is scanning through someone’s past Google searches kind of like snooping through their medicine cabinet?)

Anyway, here’s a comparison from that post that really caught my attention:

G.K. Chesterton would be a bow tie with a paisley pattern. His writing is old fashioned and florid with a touch of whimsy.

And that reminded me of our little big man and old soul, Jude, and his paisley-patterned, playfully quaint bow tie’d onesie.

May . . . → Read More: G.K. Chesterton is a Paisley-Patterned Bow Tie?