Many years ago, a giant in the field of literature by the name of Clive Staples Lewis - commonly known as C.S. Lewis - wrote a marvelous essay (I believed published posthumously) entitled, “On The Reading Of Old Books” [Lewis, C.S., GOD in the Dock, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1970.]. In this beautifully … Continue reading The Wisdom of Our Ancestors: Why We Need the Ancient Books
Through the years, I have developed a great love for the narrative portions of the Old Testament which are historical in nature. Many Biblical scholars write that the book of Joshua (a name that means “The LORD is Salvation”) through the book of Queen Esther, marks the beginnings of the works that are known as … Continue reading A Pastor’s Prayer for The President of The United States and For All Leaders In Authority
In a beautifully written article entitled, "On The Reading Of Old Books" [Lewis, C.S., GOD in the Dock, Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1970.] C.S. Lewis puts forth the argument that modern men and women too often forsake the classics of the past. Why is this so? Mr. Lewis offers some compelling insights. First, and … Continue reading What Is The Value of Reading Old Literature?
The Democratic and Republican Primaries The Primary season is coming to a close and some would say at not a moment too soon. It appears at this juncture that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Billionaire mogul Donald Trump are going to be the respective nominees of their political parties. Mrs. Clinton has … Continue reading Some Passing Thoughts On The Current Scene – 13-May-2016-
It has been my privilege to have been a citizen of the great state of Georgia for nearly 35 years now. The old adage that time files is more than a truism. One of the things that attracted my family to the “New South” was the tremendous opportunities for growth and advancement in the Metro-Atlanta, … Continue reading Is Atlanta Still A City Too Busy To Hate?
In our everyday lexicon, we use the phrase T.G.I.F. at the end of week. For the few uninitiated people out there, the term T.G.I.F. is an acronym which states, “Thank GOD It’s Friday!” Scores of American Workers, Students, Stay-At-Home Moms and Dads – and many others look forward to rejuvenate their Souls and their Bodies … Continue reading T.G.I.G.F – “Thank GOD It’s Good Friday!”
Through the years, I have developed a great love for the narrative portions of the Old Testament which are historical in nature. Many Biblical scholars write that the book of Joshua (a name that means “The LORD is Salvation”) through the book of Queen Esther, marks the beginnings of the works that are known as … Continue reading Is The Donald “JEHU” of Old in Disguise?
Several weeks ago, I put forth the proposition that the Grand Old Party (GOP) may be headed for a steep decline or at the very least for a time in the “political wilderness.” Well, the events that transpired this past week give strong evidence that the premise that I put forth might have some merit. … Continue reading Welcome to The Grand Old Party’s Demolition Derby
The 2016 Presidential primary season continues to unfold with much drama, intrigue – dare we say subterfuge – and ongoing suspense. At this present juncture, the Democratic Primary looks as if it may finally be coming to a resolution. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton handily won the South Carolina primary on Saturday, February … Continue reading Winning By Any Means Necessary???
The Iowa Caucus is only moments away and our nation will begin the formal process of choosing a successor to President Barack Obama. The existential question for political conservatives is this: What do they make of the Donald Trump wild card factor that has changed the dynamics of the Republican Party primary season? Perhaps the … Continue reading Will The Republican Party be Exiled in The Presidential Wilderness?
The DaTechGuy Blog is guided by two foundational principles on being both Catholic and Conservative. The endeavor to be “Catholic” and “Conservative” is fraught with perils and pitfalls; the current culture that we live in is akin to swimming in a sea of moral relativism where moral absolutes are dismissed as political power plays. When … Continue reading Is He or She A True Conservative?
There is a verse of Scripture in the book of Proverbs that states: “A good man leaves an inheritance to his sons, son; and the wealth of the wicked is stored up for the righteous” Proverbs 13.22. This proverb deals with the concept of legacy and transfer of income and inheritance from one generation to … Continue reading Remembering Dr. King On His Birthday (Originally published on January 18, 2014)…
The 2016 Presidential Election continues to defy both predictions and expectations. On the Democratic side of the primaries, Senator Bernie Sanders refuses to yield to the “inevitability” of Mrs. Hillary Clinton as his party’s eventual nominee. Within Republican circles, the vast majority of primary voters continue to voice their “dissatisfaction with the professional political class” … Continue reading The State of Our Union
It can be argued that the National Football League or NFL for short has replaced Major League Baseball (MLB) as our country’s national pastime. As a sports enthusiast, I win either way as I am a huge Boston Red Sox fan (Yastrzemski, Rice, Boggs, Clemens, Schilling, Ortiz, etc) and I love watching the NFL each week … Continue reading The NFL Rookie Rule – Friday, January 1, 2015
The 2016 Presidential Election cycle has been anything but boring. On the Democratic Party side, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has watched her “Presidential nomination coronation” ceremony temporarily delayed by the stubborn and persistent campaign tenacity of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Senator Sanders is a self-described “Democratic-Socialist.” The term “democratic-socialist” makes for … Continue reading The Perplexing Dynamics of the 2016 Presidential Election