Tag Archives: gay “marriage”

Calling for Coordinators

My coordinator out of Denver, Mary, informs me we have a bunch of people willing to volunteer out of Portland, Oregon and out of San Francisco, but we need coordinators for each of those cities. I will be going out … Continue reading

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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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Reality is a Stubborn Thing

By Charlie Johnston At a chatty informal evening long ago, Abraham Lincoln is reputed to have memorably asked his companions, “If you call a sheep’s tail a leg, how many legs does a sheep have?” Several gave no answer at all, … Continue reading

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Common Sense Breaks Out

Signposts By Charlie Johnston In Lexington, Kentucky, Circuit Judge James Ishmael has made a decision using blindingly obvious common sense. So why do I make such a fuss about it? Because common sense in public life has become like a … Continue reading

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Signposts – Prelude to a Long, Hot Summer

By Charlie Johnston I am deeply troubled by the forced removal of Robert Finn, Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph by the Vatican. As I recounted in this story, Bishop Finn made several significant errors in judgment, but what was notable … Continue reading

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Musings – You Shall Neither be Able to Buy Nor Sell…

By Charlie Johnston “No one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name…” – Revelation 13:7 I have long said I believe the mark of the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

By Charlie Johnston In Italian, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s last name means “lionhearted.” Man, is he living up to his name! Right from the belly of the beast he is standing fast against those who are not content to … Continue reading

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Musings – Links, Links and More Links

By Charlie Johnston Today I catch up with a whole host of links that have intrigued me as I slogged along hoping to get to feeling better. The first is a secular link from the astute Kevin Williamson of National … Continue reading

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