Virtue of the Week: Truth

The Drunken Plumber In a certain town, there lived a plumber, by the name of Cecil. One day, he fell down in a pit under the influence of alcohol and hurt himself on the forehead. The wound healed, but it left a big scar on his forehead. After some time, there was famine in the […]

Virtue of the Week: Truth

Truth, like milk, arrives in the dark But even so, wise dogs don’t bark. Only mongrels make it hard For the milkman to come up the yard. ~Christopher Morley Truth is true – even if no one knows what it is. Truth is true – even if no one knows why it is true Truth […]

Virtue of the Week: Truth

Under The Lions Skin By Aesop A donkey found a lion’s skin and put it on. In this frightening disguise, he grazed in a farmer’s field. He amused himself by frightening all the animals he met. He felt so powerful! Along came a fox. The donkey under the lion’s skin tried to frighten him. The […]

Virtue of the Week: Truth

Friends, [do action=”vfquote” quote=”The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.” author=”George Orwell” /] Truth is true – even if no one knows what it is Truth is true – even if no one knows why it is true Truth is true – even if no […]

Christopher Dawson and the History We Are Not Told

by Jeffrey Hart Christopher Henry Dawson (12 October 1889, Hay Castle – 25 May 1970, Budleigh Salterton) was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and Christendom. Christopher H. Dawson has been called “the greatest English-speaking Catholic historian of the twentieth century” In the vast body of Dawson’s writing there are […]

Former Texas A&M Coach Mike Sherman’s letter to Texas High School coaches

I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for allowing my staff and me to come into your high schools, recruit your players and share ideas with you. I am forever grateful for the access and opportunity you’ve offered me over the last four years. Other than going to practice every day […]

Faith

Scientists tell us that the earth is spinning on its axis at a speed of over 1000 miles per hour at this very moment. Yet we have no sensation of motion. At the same time, the earth is rotating around the sun at a speed of 66,000 miles per hour. Do you feel anything? The […]

Value or Virtue?

What is the difference between a “Value” and a “Virtue”. A value is “A person’s principles or standards of behavior…one’s judgment of what is important in life.” Values are the ideals or standards that people use to direct their behavior; values are what people strive to realize in their lives. Values are the standards we […]