Donal Graeme


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

Saturday Saints- #127

Our letter for today is S. Given the Paschal season, our saint for today is Saint Salome: Salome (Hebrew: שלומית, Shelomit), was a follower of Jesus who appears briefly in the canonical gospels and in more detail in apocryphal writings. … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 6, 2017, 6 p.m.

Market Analysis: Collective Bargaining

This post is a continuation of my Market Analysis series, which began in my post Market Watch. In today’s post I want to examine and discuss in greater detail this observation that I made: Too many people are doing too … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
May 3, 2017, 3 a.m.

Market Analysis: Penny Stocks

This post is a continuation of my Market Analysis series, which began with my post Market Watch. Today I want to cover a topic which was brought up by Elspeth in a couple of comments. Here is the first: I’m … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 27, 2017, 4 a.m.

Selected Sunday Scriptures- #130

Today is Thomas Sunday. So named because of the following passage from the Gospel of John: 24 Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 24, 2017, midnight

Saturday Saints- #126

Tomorrow is Thomas Sunday, so named because of St. Thomas the Apostle. Thus, it seems fitting that he is the saint for today: Thomas the Apostle (called Didymus which means “the twin” or Mar Thoma in Syriac) was one of … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 22, 2017, 6 p.m.

Christ is Risen!

Are there any who are devout lovers of God? Let them enjoy this beautiful bright festival! Are there any who are grateful servants? Let them rejoice and enter into the joy of their Lord! Are there any weary with fasting? … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 17, 2017, 2 a.m.

The Burden Of Iniquities

Who has believed what we have heard? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? 2 For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 15, 2017, 3 a.m.

Market Analysis: A Lack Of Confidence

My Market Analysis series continues. Today I want to examine, to some degree, a point I made in Market Watch: Young men are much less interested in marriage than they were in the past. Having a few more years under … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 12, 2017, 6 a.m.

Saturday Saints- #125

R is the letter for today. Thus, our saint is Saint Rimbert: Saint Rimbert (or Rembert) (Flanders, 830 – 11 June 888 in Bremen) was archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg from 865 until his death. A monk in Turholt (Torhout), he shared … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 8, 2017, 10 p.m.

Market Analysis: Adjustments And Imbalances

My last significant post generated quite a lot of discussion, which was a plus. I want to thank my readers for keeping it civil. That makes my job that much easier. With it out of the way, I want to … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 5, 2017, 2 a.m.

Selected Sunday Scriptures- #129

In light of last week’s post, and the fact that this is Lent, we start today’s post off with another passage from the Book of Sirach: Do not desire a multitude of useless children, nor rejoice in ungodly sons. 2 If … Continue reading
Donal Graeme
April 2, 2017, 10 p.m.