Yarr

4 years ago with 49 comments in Uncategorized
Confession: I’m sad, I’m really sad. I’ve been sad for nearly two months. Ain’t that sad? It’s like Julia Flyte says about living in sin: “Living in it, with it, every hour, every day…feeding it, showing it round, giving it a good time, putting it to sleep at night with a tablet of Dial1 if it’s fretful. Always the same, like an idiot child ...

My Father’s Arms

4 years ago with 17 comments in Uncategorized
“‘Supposing the Pope looked up and saw a cloud and said ‘It’s going to rain’, would that be bound to happen?’ ‘Oh, yes, Father.’ ‘But supposing it didn’t?’ He thought a moment and said, “I suppose it would be sort of raining spiritually, only we were too sinful to see it.'”1 How many times have you prayed and ...

The Heart of the World

4 years ago with 6 comments in Uncategorized
“But my dear Sebastian, you can’t seriously believe it all.” “Can’t I?” “I mean about Christmas and the star and the three kings and the ox and the ass.” “Oh yes. I believe that. It’s a lovely idea.” “But you can’t believe things because they’re a lovely idea.” “But I do. That’s how I believe.”1 One of my favorite ...