On Salvation….

Abba Basil said to us: I visited this Abba Cosmas at the Lavra of Pharon and stayed there for ten years. Once when he was speaking to me about the salvation of the soul, we came across an opinion of St. Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria. The elder said to me, “Whenever you come across a…

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Beware of Philosophers and Natural Law…

The Enlightenment philosophers, products of man’s reason and rationality, presuppose no existent “Truth.” They instead seek to create a truth to be pursued and or imposed on man, even if violence is a means of achieving their stated truth. These so-called philosophers will infuse the Name of God when it is convenient and manageable and…

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On Man and Science…

If God is absent, Man becomes an object before science. Man then becomes a number, an experiment, a test wherein he may be discarded on a whim. Man is, then, a mere statistic to be managed or observed, but never loved. Without God, man is absent any humanity, dignity, name, or relationship. There is no “bad” or…

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Stir the possum…

Stir the possum, Australian: to instigate a debate on a controversial topic, especially in the public arena. – Macquarie Dictionary. I have stirred the possum on more than one occasion; in fact, I may be too well known for doing such. More often than not what is truly telling is not what I have done, but…

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