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The Flaming Sword of Judgment

By Charlie Johnston “I felt my spirit inundated by a mystery of light that is God and in Him I saw and heard: the point of a lance like a flame that is detached, touches the axis of the earth, … Continue reading

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Getting Our Sea Legs

I know many are waiting for my promised article on the nature and tactics of the satan. That is the next big article coming. But I hate to write about him…and I am trying to get my bearings. A family … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Trenches

“First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a communist; Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist; Then they … Continue reading

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On the Consecration of Russia

By Charlie Johnston When I was a boy, maybe 12 or 13, one of my younger brothers got very excited when Mom invited him to “help” with the Christmas baking and candy-making. As Mom poured the batter into the pans … Continue reading

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Mammon is Fallen…And Great is the Fall

At the homily at Daily Mass today, our priest delighted me. The Gospel reading was from Matthew 6:24, where it says you cannot serve two masters, that you cannot serve both God and mammon. Normally, I groan through the childishly … Continue reading

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The Rule of Justice

Western Civilization is the history of bathing culture and civic society in Judeo-Christian values. It is what progressively, over several millenia, brought the principles of freedom, liberty and human rights to places of honor in the hearts and imagination of … Continue reading

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Form Ranks

People around me often tell me they know I hold back a lot and am very careful and measured in what I share. That is true, but it is usually not for the reasons they think (or at least mostly … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Journal: The Road of 100,000 Roses (#4)

(This is the fourth installment in the story of my pilgrimage, a year-and-a half walk across the country from Feb. 11, 2011 to Aug. 21, 2012) The first few days were spent getting a feel for how to do this. … Continue reading

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Final Pilgrimage Preparations (#3)

In the last few months before I left I worried increasingly about how I would support myself as I went. Though drifting into towns and picking up knock-around jobs is not just the stuff of novels and movies, it still … Continue reading

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The Old World Re-Evangelized by the New

(This was originally published on March 14, 2013, upon the election of Pope Francis. I regarded – and regard – his election as the fulfillment of a prophecy I was given in the lat ’90s. He is very tied to … Continue reading

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