THE NEW G.K. CHESTERTON

THE NEW G.K. CHESTERTON

he resembles less the “Mad as Hell” angry news anchor Howard Beale in Network that Kyle Smith suggests, but more so the famed early-twentieth century writer G.K. Chesterton, who upheld conservative values for the sake of the common man and common sense. Continue reading THE NEW G.K. CHESTERTON

MEMORIAL OF THE FIRST MARTYRS OF THE CHURCH OF ROME

MEMORIAL OF THE FIRST MARTYRS OF THE CHURCH OF ROME

Let us follow for a moment the clue of the martyr and the suicide; and take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions of merely rational sages. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. Continue reading MEMORIAL OF THE FIRST MARTYRS OF THE CHURCH OF ROME

Frances Chesterton’s Birthday and The Wedding Anniversary of Gilbert and Frances Chesterton

Frances Chesterton’s Birthday and The Wedding Anniversary of Gilbert and Frances Chesterton

Frances Chesterton, wife of G. K. Chesterton, was born on June 28, 1869. She married G. K. Chesterton on the same date,.June 28, in 1901. Theirs was a happy and faithful marriage of two “incompatible” people: a man and a woman. As G. K. Chesterton was later to observe in his defense of marriage: Continue reading Frances Chesterton’s Birthday and The Wedding Anniversary of Gilbert and Frances Chesterton