Donal Graeme


A Lofty Double Standard

Vox over at Alpha Game has a great new post up today. Post being a somewhat loose term, as it is just an image. But as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. And boy does this 1k … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
July 23, 2017, 5 a.m.

Leaden Weights

Apologies to everyone for the lack of posts these past few weeks. Free time has been sparse, and I have been trying to spend it wisely. Which usually means away from my computer. One of those activities as of late … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
July 15, 2017, 11 p.m.

Saturday Saints- #131

Today’s letter is “V”, and thus we have as our saint of the day Vincent de Paul: St. Vincent de Paul (24 April 1581 – 27 September 1660) was a French Roman Catholic priest who dedicated himself to serving the … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
July 8, 2017, 9 p.m.

Selected Sunday Scriptures- #132

Two passages from St. Paul’s epistles stood out to me in the last week, and I wanted to share them with you. The first is from the letter to the Galatians: 6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
July 2, 2017, 11 p.m.

Random Thought on Hardship/Suffering

Thanks to some recent comments on this blog, and some e-mails discussions I have been participating in, I have been re-reading two of my posts lately: The Misery of Too Much Comfort The Necessity of Suffering I have been thinking … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 28, 2017, 2 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #130

Today marks the Nativity of the Forerunner of Christ St. John the Baptist. I don’t believe I have done a post dedicated to him yet, and even if I have, a new one seems appropriate. Here is the account of … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 24, 2017, 11 p.m.

It Could Be Worse

I have had some dark times in my life. I’ve written about a few of them on my blog here. But whenever I stop and begin to brood overmuch, I try to recall that my life could be worse. A … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 23, 2017, 2 a.m.

A Note On Comments Policy

I tend to be fairly lenient when it comes to comments. Probably too lenient at points, especially when people bring stuff from other blogs over here. However, I do have some limits. I posted earlier in the year about this … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 21, 2017, 2 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #129

We come again to the letter “U”. Our saint for today is Pope Urban I: Pope Urban I (Latin: Urbanus I) was Bishop of Rome or Pope from 222 to 23 May 230. He was born in Rome and succeeded … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Selected Sunday Scriptures- #131

It has been over a month since I’ve written any of these posts. Not sure where the time went. Anyways, time to correct that- especially since today is Pentecost. Lately I have been going through the Letter to the Romans. … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 5, 2017, 1 a.m.

Brief Update

I have found myself pretty busy lately, and posting has suffered as a result. This will continue for at least the next week, if not two. So during that time period don’t be surprised if I only write a weekend … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
June 2, 2017, 2 a.m.

Prayers For The Fallen

Unfortunately, I ran out of time yesterday to do a scripture post. Since today is Memorial Day here in the US, I think it would fit to do a post that tries to cover both bases. Here is a reading … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 29, 2017, 8 p.m.

Compatibility And Failure

A two topic post today. The first topic is this post over at Deep Strength’s blog. In his post Biblical prescriptions with no bible, DS examines an ostensibly Christian article which discusses sex and marriage. As DS points out, actual … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 27, 2017, 9 p.m.

Sometimes It Is The Little Things

I was at a dance recently, and one of the ladies I danced with stood out above the others. It wasn’t that she was the best dancer. Or that she was the best looking there (although she was cute). Rather, … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 26, 2017, 8 p.m.

Overt Versus Covert

Short post today. I hope that my readers will really drive the discussion with this one. I have been doing some thinking lately how the whole process of actively trying to “woo” someone. There are two main models which are … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 24, 2017, 6 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #128

Today’s letter is the letter “T.” This gives us our saint, Saint Thorlak: Saint Thorlak Thorhallsson (Old Norse: Þorlákr Þórhallsson; Icelandic: Þorlákur Þórhallsson; Latin: Thorlacus; 1133 – December 23, 1193), also spelled Thorlac, is the patron saint of Iceland. He … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 20, 2017, 7 p.m.

Random Musings and Links- #9

Its been a while since I’ve done one of these, so here goes… A random thought I had recently: Are most “social niceties” something that women created just so that men could break them? Scott over at American Dad wrote … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 17, 2017, 2 a.m.

The Courage to Empathize

Today’s post is something of a spur of the moment thing. It comes about as a result of two posts intersecting in my mind today. The first is “well, when I called her ‘evil’, she just laughed” over at 80 … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 13, 2017, 9 p.m.

Assistance Sought: Captain and First Officer Tales

I have strong suspicion that many of my readers are of a… shall we say… bookish nature. As in, they are major nerds. So I am counting on that nerd power to help me out. What I am looking for … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 12, 2017, 5 a.m.

Knowing And Knowing

There is a different a difference between knowing something… and knowing something. This is the difference between knowledge gained in the academic sense- that of a purely intellectual nature- and that knowledge which is reflexive and intuitive. After my initial … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 9, 2017, midnight