Our Hope is in God

By Charlie Johnston A Priest contacted me last week to let me know that the prior week a dear family member was dying. Doctors were baffled about why his organs were shutting down and did not have any ideas about how to stop it. The Priest told me that he prayed and contemplated the Brazen […]

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A Pro-Life Apologia

By Charlie Johnston I have engaged in discussion the last few days with some pro-abortion folks on Twitter. It has been simultaneously frustrating, enlightening and a little heartening. Some friends say it won’t be long before Twitter bans me for some bit of fact they don’t like. We’ll see. The winds of change are blowing […]

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Good News, Bad News, Best News

By Charlie Johnston The Good News The backlash to anti-God left-wing authoritarianism has begun in earnest. -A leaked first draft indicates that the Supreme Court has decided to overturn Roe v Wade. -Elon Musk has bought Twitter – and free speech once again has a chance. -Dinesh D’Souza has put together proof of MASSIVE vote […]

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Awaiting the Deluge

By Charlie Johnston I have to read for an hour to an hour and a half at night before I go to bed or I frequently can’t get to sleep at all. My mind is always working. I am usually composing 15 to 20 pieces in my head at any given time and trying to […]

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Mean Girls Dynasty

By Charlie Johnston Back when I was a young fella my pet peeve was all of my friends who claimed that smoking marijuana helped facilitate deep and insightful thought in them. Now I was not completely abstinent, but I didn’t care for it because it would make my head fuzzy for three days – and […]

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Epitaph

Ecce Homo – Antonio Ciseri   (I repeat today what has become an Easter Tradition for me – my little story about Pontius Pilate and the Lord. Some, over the years, have commented on how real the death scene feels. I took it almost verbatim from an actual event I participated in. What follows is […]

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There’s No Place Like Home

By Charlie Johnston In the story of the Wizard of Oz the Scarecrow desperately wants a brain. When he finally meets the old huckster, the Wizard tells him sadly that he can’t give him a brain. Perking up, the Wizard says he can, however, give him a diploma. Folks, this was only a movie. It […]

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The Brazen Serpent Prayer

By Charlie Johnston In the past week I have been inundated with stories of adverse events from the Covid shots. A woman who got a blood clot in her arm right after the shot, a man whose existing auto-immune disease took a sudden turn for the worse after the shot and several others. The worst […]

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