Tag Archives: G.K. Chesterton

Psalm 3:3 “Thou O Lord” Part III: “The Lifter of My Head”

      The recent shootings in Aurora, Colorado are reminiscent of a similar tragedy over a year ago in Tuscon, Arizona.  Former Philadelphia Phillies baseball manager Dallas Green lost his granddaughter in that Tucson shooting rampage, and afterwards, in a media interview, Green was asked how he … Continue reading

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Quotes & Illustrations from G. K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy

Chesterton’s classic book is a gold mine of illustrations and quotes.  Following are some I gleaned from my recent reading, arranged in alphabetical order – with my favorite “Laugh Out Loud” lines from the book at the end!  Balance Man must … Continue reading

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“The Democracy of the Dead” (G.K. Chesterton)

Proverbs 11:14 is noted for its adage: “In abundance of counselors there is victory.”  But there is a source of counsel that many in our proud age, which generally adheres to the credo that “newer is better”, neglect.  Our generation is apt … Continue reading

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Destructive Self-Confidence (G.K. Chesterton story)

“Once I remember walking with a prosperous publisher, who made a remark which I had often heard before; it is, indeed, almost a motto of the modern world. Yet I had heard it once too often, and I saw suddenly … Continue reading

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