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The Lewis Crusade · 3W ago

On Football, the First Amendment and the Third Commandment

A couple years ago, we were ironically at McDonald’s on a Sunday morning, in a picking grain on the sabbath capacity, and while we were waiting, and whichever news channel was on (why must r...
The Lewis Crusade · 1M ago

DACA and AL: if you do it long enough it’s OK

First, as I’ve said many times, I think the GOP should propose a law with a path for citizenship for illegal aliens and personhood/citizenship for the unborn. Second, usual caveat that “I vo...
The Lewis Crusade · 1M ago

“Is it the End or the Beginning?” David Lynch and George Lucas, Pt 3 (of 3?)

I have had more thoughts about the mystery of Twin Peaks the show itself, but I wanted to explore another thought I’ve been having all season, regarding the nature of “art” versus “entertain...
The Lewis Crusade · 1M ago

“Is it the End or the Beginning?” A Tale of Three Artists: Eliot, Lynch and Koontz, Pt 2 of 3

…With a mandatory touch of C. S. Lewis. [SPOILERS for both Twin Peaks and some recent Koontz novels; usual warning] My previous post addressed the series finale of Twin Peaks as such (given ...
The Lewis Crusade · 1M ago

Twin Peaks: Is it the End or the Beginning? Pt 1 of 3

[SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t watched Episode 18 of Twin Peaks: The Return, and intend to do so, stop at 17; if you have watched 18, or don’t care about spoilers, proceed] T. S. Eliot and C...
The Lewis Crusade · 1M ago

Our Top-Secret Sin by Fr. Theodore from St. Michael’s Abbey

This is Mary, John’s wife posting.  I found this homily exactly the challenge I need to grow in holiness by rooting out the base that is in me, through God’s Grace. “The mentality just descr...
The Lewis Crusade · 2M ago

_Twin Peaks’_ Maj. Garland Briggs–a sincere Christian in television

WARNING: If you haven’t seen Twin Peaks, and believe spoilers do just that, proceed with caution; if you have never watched and agree with Flannery O’Connor that fiction is better enjoyed wh...
The Lewis Crusade · 2M ago

Please help us get a new van.

In 2008, I got my first motorized wheelchair, and we were blessed with an opportunity to buy a twice used 2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 wheelchair van, which was first a prison van and then a ...
The Lewis Crusade · 2M ago

On Cult and Culture

The problem with “Culture Wars” is we don’t know what culture *is*.  If we truly want to win back souls to God and the Natural Law, we must do it through redeeming the culture itself. Cheste...
The Lewis Crusade · 2M ago

Is God a Cosmic Sadist?

Question: “Why would a loving God send people to Hell?” Answer: People choose Hell over God. Question: “Why would anyone choose Hell over God?” Answer: Because they’ve spent their lives prep...