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The world continuously increases in iniquity. All about us the ungodly rush with unbridled lusts to fill the cup of iniquity. A significant power for unbridling restraints on man’s lusts has been legalized in Canada and ten states in the United States. That power is marijuana. Marijuana is the product of the cannabis plant that […]

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Riotous Living

We as young people in the Church in the year 2017 of our Lord have many temptations to flee and fight against.  One major temptation is living a riotous lifestyle.  As we look at the world today we see rampant riotousness, especially in the younger generations.  The world loves pleasure and will do whatever it […]

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Decadence

The word “decadence” is from the Latin decadere, “to fall down or away, hence to decay.” Webster defines it as “a process or state of decay or deterioration.” A recent essay in TIME Magazine entitled “The Fascination of Decadence” explores the concept. It notes that the word can be used to mean many different things. […]

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Another “E” Pistle to My Grandchildren

Dear Grandchildren: It’s been a long time since I wrote to you, over a year, in fact. But every time I was about to do so someone beat me to it, and you know who that was; it was “Joe”. I notice that he has ended his story so I will use his space right here […]

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A Dream-y Pistle to my Grandchildren

Dear Grandchildren: Must write to you about an experi­ence I had when most of you were at our house last Mother’s Day. After that heavy Sunday dinner you must have noticed that I went to relax in my rocking chair in the corner of the family room. I closed my eyes in order to listen […]

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The Christian and Drugs

With the possible exception of speeding on the highways, possession of drugs is almost certainly the most widely committed crime in the United States. It is said that as many as 20 million Americans have at one time or another tried drugs. The Pentagon states that about 30% of the U.S. troops in Vietnam and […]

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L S D

The big thing with the “in” crowd today is psychedelic drugs. Young adults and teenagers particularly are using an increasing amount of these drugs, such as: Psilocybin (obtained from Mexican mushrooms), mescaline (obtained from the peyote cactus and used by American Indians in their religious rites), and dlysergic acid diethylamide (also called LSD and obtained […]

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