Grounded in Stockbridge

By Charlie Johnston Time for some prayers, my friends. Today while driving out of Boston to head on into Ohio, the timing belt on my car broke. Fortunately, I was near an exit and was able to coast to safety. The closest garage was a family owned affair. The two sons came out to help […]

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The Lion in the Streets

By Charlie Johnston Of late, I have taken to warning people that a key reason for deliberation and restraint is that the devil is inspiring people on the left to float specific false instances of evil practices they generally use in order to discredit criticism of those practices altogether. They hope that over-aggressive folks on […]

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Strength for the Journey

By Charlie Johnston Ten years ago today, on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes, I took the first step on the 3,200 mile walk that was my great pilgrimage across this land. When I left, I didn’t know much about what I was doing, only that I would do it, figuring I would […]

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Your Audience is God

By Charlie Johnston When I departed on my pilgrimage across the country 10 years ago this February, I only did two things to physically prepare for the journey (other than getting basic equipment necessary for an extended hike). First, I read a little about nutritional strategies for such a thing. Second, a couple times a […]

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First Tragedy, Then Farce

By Charlie Johnston One of the few things that Karl Marx ever got right was when he said that, “history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce.” As dumb as I know they are, I think I may have over-estimated the cultural revolutionaries – in Washington and in the world. At less than […]

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A Couple of Things…

By Charlie Johnston I started a piece a few days ago on some hard realities facing us that I thought was going to be of relatively short or medium length. It has grown like kudzu and is a lot more complicated than I originally expected. In the interim, I have decided to give you an […]

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The Armor of God

By Charlie Johnston Joe Biden has been inaugurated as the first fully fraudulent president in the history of this country. He is now the Pretender in Chief. ISIS understood the implications of that, as on Thursday in Baghdad they launched two suicide bomber attacks – for the first time in years. It won’t be the […]

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Catch Your Breath

By Charlie Johnston I have a piece I was holding for today. I’m going to hold it for another day.  I have spoken to many people today – and many more since the weekend. Most I have spoken to are grieving; some are angry, some are scared, others just plain despondent. I’ve even had a […]

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