About the Emily Oster piece in the Atlantic.
Much discussion the last few days about Emily Oster’s demand for a “pandemic amnesty” and that we “forgive each other” for what “we” did in the dark days of the pandemic, which she appears to want to believe are behind us.
I like what this guy said.
From my perspective as a follower of Christ, I think it’s important to forgive Oster, Fauci, Gates, Rockefeller, Schwab, Tedros, Azar, Becerra, Kadlec, Gruber, Rothschild, Soros, Walensky, Birx, Austin, Bergoglio, Biden, Trump and all the other sinners for their manifold trespasses against God and against us, their neighbors created in His image and likeness.
It’s important to pray for their repentance and conversion and the salvation of their immortal souls from eternal damnation.
And it’s also important to work very, very hard to see to it that our legal and governing systems are set back on a path of justice after their long sojourn in the wilds of corruption and iniquity, and that the military-medical crime spree is brought to an end.
It’s important to see to it that the terrorists are brought to trial under human laws re-aligned with Divine laws, in legitimate courts, before judges who have moral integrity.
It’s important to see to it that the criminals are convicted and punished with the most severe punishments that human beings can mete out, to those who commit mortal sins against God and their neighbors, including life imprisonment without possibility of parole and the death penalty.
It’s important to care for the wounded victims and the survivors of the dead.
The Sermon on the Mount
When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain and sat down. His disciples came to Him, and He began to teach them, saying:
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets before you.
Yesterday I started a 54-day Rosary challenge: six consecutive novenas (9-day cycles) running from October 31 to December 24.
The first three novenas are to be prayed in petition. The second three novenas are to be prayed in thanksgiving.
The petitions I’m trying to keep close to my heart include asking for Almighty God to bring about a peaceful and holy resolution to the terrible tangle in American human law and government revealed by the Covid-19 crimes; asking for continued outpouring of grace from God, His saints and angels, to persevere in doing my part to help; and asking for continued blessing and protection from evil for the bodies, minds and souls of my loved ones.
Thanks to Ann Barnhardt and TradDad, I started learning to say the Rosary in Latin a few months ago. I’m not yet up to saying all three (Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious) every day. But my Latin pronunciation is getting better, I can say some parts from memory without reading the subtitles, and I love looking at so much beautiful sacred art for a half-hour each time.
Here are the links to the videos:
Gaudiosa Mysteria (Joyful Mysteries)
Dolorosa Mysteria (Sorrowful Mysteries)
Gloriosa Mysteria (Glorious Mysteries)