Copyright © Larry Johnson 2019 The more I reflect on those who claim that there is no God, the more I struggle to understand their position. In the following essay I will attempt to lay out some ideas to assist the reader in comprehending my view. It was once said that to order our world … Continue reading Is It Unreasonable to Not Believe in God?
Copyright © Larry Johnson 2019 There are from time to time moments of stillness that intersect our lives. To sit, looking out a window and drift into pensiveness. It was not long ago that such an event occurred for me. My thoughts were thus. Waking one morning I heard the sound of a crowd in … Continue reading Then and Now (a reflection)
Copyright © Larry Johnson 2019 Some years ago, I was privy to comments that standards once accepted by society had been lowered. The remark didn’t concern itself so much with the fact that agreed norms for the culture were being under-mined; but that the actual benchmarks were themselves being devalued. I concurred somewhat with the … Continue reading Ever Descending Standards
Copyright © Larry Johnson 2019 I have often pondered on the habit of the many who reminisce about things of days past. In conversations with family and friends we wax on recollections of how things used to be: the simplicity of life when measured with that of the present: when we seemed to have more … Continue reading That Longing for the Days of Old
Copyright© Larry Johnson 2019 It’s been more than fifty years since the Second Vatican Council, with Roman Catholic attendance at Sunday Mass declining markedly since then. The experiment in 'Protestanising' the Catholic Liturgy has been nowhere near a success. This is not to denigrate the Vatican II documents; it’s just that very few in the … Continue reading The Sunday Dilemma
Copyright © Larry Johnson 2019 It is a question that I believe many contemplate: what has led to society developing as we now witness? The following essay examines one reason of many, and it is my hope that other causes may be considered in subsequent critiques. History demonstrates that women have been the moral backbone … Continue reading The Diminishment of the Maternal Instinct
Copyright © Larry Johnson – August 2019 It may be of interest to the pro-abortionist fraternity that the feminist movement was not always in favour of the legalisation of the procedure and that key instigators of the movement in the 20th Century retreated from their initial stance. I cite the following examples: The medical profession … Continue reading The Movement to Legalise Abortion: Some Forgotten Details