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Hope of the Half-Defeated

Especially after witnessing my German wife’s unlooked-for response very late the other night while (and moreso after) I read aloud to her for the first time G.K. Chesterton’s short essay, “Two Words from Poland,”1 I am now even more confident … Continue reading


He was an impressive looking man when I first met him. I was a religious brother then, in the early 1980s. In his seventies at the time, Tony was well-built, robust, sartorial, well-groomed, and rather short; he had a deep … Continue reading