The Speech of the Century: Remembering Teddy Roosevelt’s “The Man in the Arena”
“The recent anniversary of Roosevelt’s “The Man in the Arena” speech provides an opportunity to reflect on the enduring relevance of his insights into the role of virtue and action in education, the importance of family life that is ordered towards the creation and formation of the next generation, and the need to build political community based on truth and integrity.”
Me, Myself, and Lies
In a world of seemingly ever increasing “connectivity” people are more isolated than ever. In this post helps expose the cause. “What draws us into the spiritual shadows of isolation? Our own selfish desires. “Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire.” Whenever someone leaves or avoids the community he needs, he has been lured away by sinful desires — desires for privacy or autonomy, for comfort or ease, for money or sex, even for vindication or vengeance. At root, it’s our desires that divide and isolate us”
You’re Not An Expert on Everything
In this Center for Faith and Culture post, we are reminded that as Christians we are not an expect in everything and that is okay.