Tag Archives: Charles Péguy

Father’s Day Thoughts

Here is something from Charles Péguy to consider on Father’s Day: There is only one adventurer in the world, as can be seen very clearly in the modern world, the father of a family. Even the most desperate adventurers are … Continue reading

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Péguy on The Modern World…and Playing Games with God

The modern world as a whole is a world that thinks only about its own old age. It is a monstrous old people’s home, an institution for pensioners. … Avarice in the form of anxiety about tomorrow is the lord … Continue reading

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Proof

Christianity has never produced proofs in the sense given to the word by gross men; its best and only proof is just that it offers none. Charles Péguy

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Winners & Losers…

“There is a secret gnawing certainty that tells us that in success there is always a residue of impurity, in victory always a residue of coarseness … that there is and can be complete purity only in misfortune, and that … Continue reading

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Destiny…Man’s and God’s Kingdom

Where others saw only superficial politics, Bernanos saw man’s eternal destiny and, indeed, the destiny of God’s Kingdom at stake. Just as an individual sins, plunges into the abyss, undergoes conversion, and confesses his wrongdoing, so too a country in … Continue reading

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