Monarchy and America’s Friends

A fascinating article on the quality of the USA’s monarchical allies. A truly first-world nation, Japan is incredibly prosperous, technologically advanced, and is a functioning democracy. It is however, ruled by a monarch. Japan is the closest US ally in East Asia and one of the world’s most powerful nations. Read more…

A Star Is Too Far

I Through water iridescent fish whip. Through darkness effervescent stars slip. Travelers incessant: Some never see the spreading sky Some go and go and never by. II To stone stretched out in range on range that stared up at the newborn sky the final lot here falls to lie where light is lost and air…

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From Fr. Stephen a while back: The life we are called to live as Christians is not one long argument with the voice of secularism. The voice of secularism is not the sound of our own doubt, but the voice of the evil one. He has always been a liar. The essential question for us…