«The only thing secular is sin.»
– Robert Hugh Benson
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Doxos is the blog of a Roman Catholic Christian working out his salvation in San Francisco, The California Republic.
This blog contains a good number of things, sometimes religious, sometimes not. Please remember me in your prayers.
Seduxisti me Domine et seductus sum.
I who have written this story, or rather this fable, give no credence to the various incidents related in it. For some things in it are the deceptions of demons, other poetic figments; some are probable, others improbable; while still others are intended for the delectation of foolish men.
(Closing lines of the Táin Bó Cúalnge)
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Monthly Archives: October 2016
Philippians 2:1-4Luke 14:12-14When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends nor thy brethren nor thy kinsmen nor thy neighbours who are rich; lest perhaps they also invite thee again, and a recompense be made to thee. … Continue reading
Wisdom 11:22-12:2II Thessalonians 1:11-2:2Luke 19:1-10 And therefore thou chastisest them that err, by little and little: and admonishest them, and speakest to them, concerning the things wherein they offend: that leaving their wickedness, they may believe in thee, O Lord.Wisdom … Continue reading
Philippians 1:18-26 Luke 14:1, 7-11 …to live is Christ: and to die is gain… Philippians 1:21b A few years ago I had a sleep-study done. I can snore enough to wake the dead, see. And it was bothering my housemates … Continue reading
Ephesians 2:19-22Luke 6:12-16 So then you are no longer strangers and sojourners…Ephesians 2:19a I move a lot. At fifty-plus, I’ve still never been in the same place for more than 4 Christmases. It’s not like I don’t try: but life … Continue reading
Ephesians 6:10-20Luke 13:31-35 For we are not contending against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.Ephesians 6:12 The readings … Continue reading
Ephesians 6:1-9Luke 13:22-30 Slaves, be obedient to those who are your earthly masters, with fear and trembling, in singleness of heart, as to Christ.Ephesians 6:5 This is one of those hard places in the Church’s tradition. In fact this whole … Continue reading
Ephesians 5:21-33Luke 13:18-21 The Kingdom of God is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened.Luke 13:21 I heard a preacher once get this horribly wrong. I knew he wasn’t … Continue reading
Ephesians 4:32- 5:8Luke 13:10-17 Let there be no filthiness, nor silly talk, nor levity, which are not fitting; but instead let there be thanksgiving.Ephesians 5:4 This is so very hard for me. Moving away from the secular world into the … Continue reading
Ecclesiasticus 35:12-14, 16-18II Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18Luke 18:9-14 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself…Luke 18:11 We live in an age of self-disclosure and self-description or so we tell ourselves. The Pharisee was only describing himself. It would have been … Continue reading