Donal Graeme

Just How Universal Is the 80/20 Rule?

Deep Strength had a post up a few weeks ago where he looked at how Tinder reaffirmed the 80/20 rule. The post is short, so go there to read it in full. I was not surprised by this result, in … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Sept. 21, 2017, 4 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #134

We are at Y now, and running low on saints with matching names. Today’s saint is Saint Ywi, also known as saint Iwig: Iwig (alternatively, Iwi, Iwigius, or Ywi of Lindisfarne) was a saint venerated in Wiltshire in the Middle … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Sept. 17, 2017, 1 a.m.

The High Ground

I came to an epiphany recently, and I lay the blame at Cane Caldo’s feet. Three of his recent posts made something “CLICK” inside my head and I can’t let go of it. The three posts are the following: Real … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Sept. 13, 2017, 6 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #133

Time for this series to resume. Unfortunately, we are the end of the alphabet, specifically the letter “X.” Alas, not many saints have that letter for a first name. So we will borrow the last name, and get our saint … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Sept. 9, 2017, 6 p.m.

Resuming Broadcasting

I have returned from my unofficial absence/sabbatical. I originally planned on only being gone for a week or two, but eventually stretched it to over a month. Partially because life kept getting in the way, and partially because I have … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Sept. 7, 2017, 3 a.m.

A Helpful Reminder

In my life I have heard plenty of Christians complain about what was in the Old Testament. They complain of the violence, the treatment of people, especially women, and the overall awfulness of the law and on and on. What … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Aug. 5, 2017, 9 p.m.

An Inquiry About Love

I am hoping that my Christian, and Catholic/Orthodox in particular, readers will do me a favor here. I have something I want to try and nail down, and could use help. You see, something which is not uncommon to run … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Aug. 2, 2017, 4 a.m.

Masculine Monday- A Positive Approach

Rollo Tomassi has kindly reminded me that his newest book- Positive Masculinity, is now available. I would encourage my readers to give it a look. I haven’t had the time to grab or read it myself, but I intend to … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
Aug. 1, 2017, 1 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #132

It has been a while, but we return at last to the letter W. Today’s saint is Saint Willehad of Bremen: Willehad or Willihad (Latin: Willehadus/Willihadus); c. 745 AD – 8 November 789 AD) was a Christian missionary and the … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
July 29, 2017, 6 p.m.

Shoot The Messenger

Dalrock has been on a roll lately in his take down of one “Pastor Wilson.” See the two most recent posts, here and here. The most recent post was inspired, in part, by an attempt to defend Wilson from those … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
July 27, 2017, 3 a.m.

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.