A Lament

O restless heart! Sorrowful soul! Hungry for temporal purpose, Sitting alone in the dark American night. What is left to me? Laments and torments at the state of my world? Laments and torments at the erasure of my nations and people? Am I cursed to peace and passive witness? When do we act and how? … Continue reading A Lament

Windblown Grasses – Haiku

Windblown grasses All the world over, An ancient memorial to nameless soldiers. ... Dreams of fame and glory Soaked the fields of battle Soil and dust remain. ... Bleached bones On the side of the road - Rucksack full of haiku Atlanta - 2020 Painting: Edmund Kanoldt: View of the Campo d ' Hannibal at … Continue reading Windblown Grasses – Haiku

The Dangers Of Great Teachers & Their Heresies – Saint Vincent of Lerins – The Commonitory – An Indictment Against the Reformation

From: The Commonitory -  Saint Vincent of Lerins - A.D. 495 Chapter XVII & XVIII The Error of Origen a great Trial to the Church. [42.] We said above that in the Church of God the teacher's error is the people's trial, a trial by so much the greater in proportion to the greater learning … Continue reading The Dangers Of Great Teachers & Their Heresies – Saint Vincent of Lerins – The Commonitory – An Indictment Against the Reformation

Memento Mori – Morning Prayer – A Prayer to the Holy Trinity

A Prayer to the Holy Trinity Arising from sleep I thank thee, O holy Trinity, because of the abundance of thy goodness and long suffering thou wast not wroth with me, slothful and sinful as I am; neither hast thou destroyed me in my transgressions: but in thy compassion raised me up, as I lay … Continue reading Memento Mori – Morning Prayer – A Prayer to the Holy Trinity

Fatherland – Work – Family: My Political Compass Results

So I took this political compass test, and I feel like it is one of the more accurate tests out there of this kind. It doesn't fall under the usual left right dialectic but takes into account several factors for a more nuanced look at a persons political views. My Results Take the test yourself … Continue reading Fatherland – Work – Family: My Political Compass Results

(Video) Memento Mori – Yukio Mishima – On an Honorable Death

I echo these sentiments as I often feel like I was born in the wrong age. I value every blessing God has given me, but I loath the world that modern men have built. Yukio Mishima took action and failed, but he got his honorable death.

They Rage Against Your Strong Hand

The Saxon The Vandal The Roman The Celt The Greek The Frank They all live inside you Man of the West. The red in your beard The arch in your nose The blood in your veins Are all memorials to your violent past Memorials to your forgotten greatness. You are not barbaric, man of the … Continue reading They Rage Against Your Strong Hand

Video: Keith Woods – What is The Third Position?

Keith Woods gives a good summation of my current political inclinations. I see these ideas as more of a stepping stone back to the most organic form of government which is Monarchy. I encourage those of you who will naturally have a knee jerk reaction to this and dismiss it outright to persevere and listen … Continue reading Video: Keith Woods – What is The Third Position?

St. Vincent of Lerins Defends The Importance Of Tradition – Circa A.D.437

The Commonitory - Chapter VI. The Example of Pope Stephen in Resisting the Iteration of Baptism Great then is the example of these same blessed men, an example plainly divine, and worthy to be called to mind, and meditated upon continually by every true Catholic, who, like the seven-branched candlestick, shining with the sevenfold light … Continue reading St. Vincent of Lerins Defends The Importance Of Tradition – Circa A.D.437

Norman and Saxon – Rudyard Kipling

Norman and Saxon A.D. 1100 My son," said the Norman Baron, "I am dying, and you will be heir To all the broad acres in England that William gave me for my share When we conquered the Saxon at Hastings, and a nice little handful it is. But before you go over to rule it … Continue reading Norman and Saxon – Rudyard Kipling

The Wrath Of The Awakened Saxon – Rudyard Kipling

THE WRATH OF THE AWAKENED SAXON by Rudyard Kipling It was not part of their blood, It came to them very late, With long arrears to make good, When the Saxon began to hate. They were not easily moved, They were icy -- willing to wait Till every count should be proved, Ere the Saxon … Continue reading The Wrath Of The Awakened Saxon – Rudyard Kipling

Some Thoughts on Nationalism – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

Some Thoughts on Nationalism April 1934 THE ROMANTIC CONCEPTION OF NATIONHOOD The romantic belief in the intrinsic goodness of man was the elder sister of the faith in the intrinsic goodness of peoples. ‘Man is born free and finds himself everywhere in fetters,’ said Rousseau. The ideal was, therefore, to give his original freedom and … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Nationalism – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

Letter To General Franco – José Antonio Primo de Rivera

LETTER TO GENERAL FRANCO Madrid, September 24th, 1934 Dear General, These moments I spend writing to you may well be the last chance we have of communicating with each other; my last chance to serve Spain by writing to you. This is why I do not hesitate to take the opportunity, though at first sight … Continue reading Letter To General Franco – José Antonio Primo de Rivera

Proclamation of the Spanish Falange of the J.O.N.S. – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

Proclamation of the Spanish Falange of the J.O.N.S. Presented by José Antonio Primo de Rivera as a speech to Falangists at the Teatro Calderón, Valladolid, March 4, 1934 This is not the place to applaud anyone or to cheer. Here no one is anybody, each is only a mere component, a soldier of this task-force set … Continue reading Proclamation of the Spanish Falange of the J.O.N.S. – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

Basic Points Of The Spanish Falange – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

BASIC POINTS F.E, No. l, December 7th, 1933 I. SPAIN The Spanish Falange believes firmly in Spain. Spain is NOT a territory. NEITHER is it an aggregate of men and women. Spain is, above all, AN INDIVISIBLE DESTINY. A historical reality. An entity, real in itself, which has accomplished - and will yet accomplish in … Continue reading Basic Points Of The Spanish Falange – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

The Basic Elements of The Liberal State – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF THE LIBERAL STATE March 16th, 1933 IN THE DIRECTION OF A NEW STATE The liberal state believes in nothing, not even in itself. The liberal state allows everything to be questioned, even the value of its own existence. For the liberal statesman there is nothing illicit in the doctrine by which … Continue reading The Basic Elements of The Liberal State – Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera

Against The Epicureans and Academics – Epictetus Calls Out And Mocks Nihilists, Atheists, and Academics

Epictetus - Discourses - Book II. Chapter XX. Against The Epicureans and Academics THINGS true and evident must, of necessity, be recognized even by those who would contradict them. And perhaps one of the strongest proofs that there is such a thing as evidence is the necessity which compels even those Who contradict it to … Continue reading Against The Epicureans and Academics – Epictetus Calls Out And Mocks Nihilists, Atheists, and Academics

How To Struggle Against The Semblance Of Things – Epictetus – Stoic Ideas

Epictetus - Discourses - Book II. Chapter XVIII. How To Struggle Against The Semblance Of Things EVERY habit and faculty is preserved and increased by the corresponding actions; as the habit of walking, by walking; of running, by running. If you would be a reader, read; if a writer, write. But if you do not … Continue reading How To Struggle Against The Semblance Of Things – Epictetus – Stoic Ideas

The Avian Liturgy

The early morning darkness isLit up by the simple prayers of the birds.Beautiful songs lifted up to the Logos.A primitive avian liturgySung every morning from Eden to Gethsemane.Praising the Creator of their delicate sky-held hearts.Condemning the arrogant daily,And lifting the spirit of the weary.Woodstock, USA, 2020Painting by: Deborah Newman

The Art of Huang JunBi (1898-1991): A Chinese Master

You ask me why I dwell here in the green mountains; I smile and make no reply for my heart is free of care. As a peach-blossom floats down stream and disappears into the unknown, I too have another world that's far from men. - Li Bai

Science, Art, and The Shroud of Turin – Vladimir Moss – A Photograph of Christ?

SCIENCE, ART AND THE TURIN SHROUD Written by Vladimir Moss (Read More Of His Works On His Website) Unimaginable beauty and comeliness surpassing nature in beauty are truly visible to them that desire to see them. Menaion, August 16, Transfer of the Holy Mandylion, Mattins, ode 9. A recent book on the Turin Shroud, the … Continue reading Science, Art, and The Shroud of Turin – Vladimir Moss – A Photograph of Christ?