Tag Archives: G. K. Chesterton

Remembering GKC

Eighty-one years ago today, at the age of 62, G.K. Chesterton died. At the sake of sounding like I don’t think heaven is already interesting enough,  (which I do) it surely has been more interesting since G.K. arrived. One of … Continue reading

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On Reason

“I have generally attempted, in a modest way, to have reasons for my opinions; and I have never been able to see why the opinions should change until the reasons change.” Mr. Chesterton Sounds like a plan.

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From the pen of G.K. Chesterton. . . “Tolerance is the virtue of the man . . . without convictions” And not having convictions is too high a price to pay for being liked by everyone. Who is Chesterton?  Look … Continue reading

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The Donkey

A poem by G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936)   Courtesy of Fr. Thomas Moore The Donkey When fishes flew and forests walked And figs grew upon thorn, Some moment when the moon was blood Then surely I was born; With monstrous head … Continue reading

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Question Of The Evening

I know that there are many “serious” readers that follow my blog. Here is a special, guest post from Dewey Decimal’s Butler, entitled, Dinner With An Author Let’s see how many comments we can add to her post? I already … Continue reading

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Have A Seat, Sir. Care For A Cigar?

I saw this photo on Twitter and it made me think….who would I ask? The original list started with about ten names. I thought about it for a couple of days and came to the conclusion that I would want … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day

‘My country, right or wrong’ is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ‘My mother, drunk or sober.’ Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Today’s Chesterton

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Saturday Evening Wisdom

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.” ― G.K. Chesterton

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“Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese”…G.K. Chesterton

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A Real Gentleman

Yes, he was. From G. K. Chesterton: “The modern gentleman is not the man who knows how to be polite; he is the man who knows how to be rude in an entirely gentlemanly manner”, (1902)

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I am becoming a fan of the fat guy with a cigar who died in 1936. About a year ago, I was finally introduced to the works of G.K. Chesterton and have been on a trip, trying to soak up … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

If one was to search for the origin of this holiday, there are several options to chose from, but I’ll pick this version. This is a bit of an unusual Father’s Day as I am working this weekend, my wife … Continue reading

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