Tag Archives : G.K Chesterton

Chesterton on Advent and Christmas


Now Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home David Mills recent, insightful essay titled Just Wait: Because Waiting Makes It More Fun: A reflection prompted by a mid-Advent fit of grumpiness got me thinking about G.K. Chesterton’s essay The Spirit of Christmas.   Mills rightly laments the imposition of Commercial…

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“If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.”


This may be the mantra here at Another Benedict for a while, as the site evolves into what it is supposed to be.  G.K. Chesterton penned this back in 1910 in his fantastic book What’s Wrong with the World.  You can read more about the quote here.  Chesterton is one of the two main influences that propelled me into the Church (Thomas…

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