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Six Ways to Avoid False and Frantic Alternatives

The typical American lifestyle is an illustration of what has been called frenetic intemperance – a frenzy of economic activity to attain as much as possible as quickly as possible. This need for immediacy in … Continue reading

Five Guidelines for Gifts That Will Make Christmas Merry Again

Five Guidelines for Gifts That Will Make Christmas Merry Again

In making my list of gift suggestions for Christmas, I could not help but reflect that what we need most are things spiritual, not material. We need things that will not agitate us but which … Continue reading

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The Amazing Origins of the Most Beautiful Christmas Song

Far beyond the ocean, in a valley in the Austrian Alps, lies the age-old village of Oberndorf, looking now much as it did one, two, or three hundred years ago. In the center of the … Continue reading

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Seven Sublime Ways to Make Christmas Merry Again

Christmas should be a time of great joy, but oftentimes it isn’t. Perhaps the joy is lost in the season’s gaudy and frantic commercialization that has turned a great holy day into a secular holiday. … Continue reading

The God of Individualism | Return to Order

Why Are We So Sad?

This “liberating” secular society inevitably leaves a profound void inside the soul of modern man creating a frustration and desolation that many have termed a spiritual wasteland. Such an attitude calls to mind the condition … Continue reading

Reflections on Christmases Past and Future | Return to Order

Reflections on Christmases Past and Future

It is Christmas and we all think back on Christmases past not without a bit of nostalgia for what the feast represents. We think back on Christmas trees, manger scenes and midnight Masses. We recall … Continue reading

When People Have No Anchors In Society | Return to Order

When People Have No Anchors In Society

From our earliest days, we are taught to reject anything that remotely relies upon some kind of religious authority or distant tradition. No such guild posts are allowed since they make judgments, which all must … Continue reading

Always Too Little, Too Late: The Plight of Modern Education | Return to Order

Can America’s Schools Be Saved? An Insider Weighs In

The American education system has long been in crisis. It seems every administration seeks to reform the system, but it usually ends up making matters worse. The book, Can America’s Schools Be Saved? How the … Continue reading

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