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A Thought to Contemplate
“I think I can understand that feeling about a housewife’s work being like that of Sisyphus (who was the stone rolling gentleman). But it is surely, in reality, the most important work in the world. What do ships, railways, mines, cars, government etc exist for except that people may be fed, warmed, and safe in their own homes? As Dr Johnson said, ‘To be happy at home is the end of all human endeavour’. (1st to be happy, to prepare for being happy in our own real Home hereafter: 2nd, in the meantime, to be happy in our houses.) We wage war in order to have peace, we work in order to have leisure, we produce food in order to eat it. So your job is the one for which all others exist.”
― C.S. Lewis (from here)
Monthly Archives: February 2010
It would seem that our leaders have not got the guts to do the job which we elected them to do. With uncharacteristic bluntness, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Congress on Wednesday that the United States could soon … Continue reading
When we review the news and check the budgets of the federal, state, and local government budgets, we hear groans of complaints over budget deficits. Nonetheless, the average citizen must work until about April 13th to pay all of this year’s taxes (see America Celebrates Tax Freedom Day). Why … Continue reading
This is the first of four posts that explains why you must be involved in public life. This post is about courage, and it begins with a shortened recital of a traditional English folk tale. This is a tale we like to tell children. Like most of the old stories … Continue reading
What happens when other people disagree with us? Our first thought usually begins this way: “What don’t they understand?” Then we quickly get tend to get angry, defensive, and accusatory. Before we get angry, we should probably try to get … Continue reading
During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama made a promise. This year — this year, I will work with Congress and our military to finally repeal the law that denies gay Americans the right to serve the … Continue reading