Dear Readers, a blessed Easter to you. Here I am, back from a mini-break of celebrating Easter, attending to lots of pressing business, and regretting as usual the various volunteer gigs I take on.
I plan on original content soon, but today I simply have to pass along this wonderful article by the great Hilary White over at her blog, Orwell's Picnic.
The situation is grave, but hey, Christ gave the ultimate sacrifice, and He told us to expect no less. White's piece, The Fantasy of Bitterness, makes the point that what is handed on easily is not valued as something that requires sacrifice. That, friends, is absolutely true. But even more true is that we have no time for sulking. Heroism is the new baseline: