Eucatastrophe

Eucatastrophe – don’t you just love that word?  It is defined as “a sudden and favorable resolution of events in a story; a happy ending,” and it appears to have been coined by J.R.R. Tolkien himself. The Importance of Myths and Fairy Tales for Christian Children by Susanna Spencer on Crisis Magazine includes a quote from an article by Tolkien in which he tells what the eucatastrophe of Man’s history is.

 

Next is a Finer Femininity piece, Our Mother Will Teach Us.  Like a breath of fresh, pure air in this world of poisonous gases, it touches on the mother’s role in the home and encourages women to foster a devotion to the Blessed Mother specifically in regard to performing daily duties well for the love of God.

 

Saint Gemma Galgani: Dignity and Angelic Purity is a wee post on Nobility.  “What does she desire? She wants to serve God, Our Lady and the Catholic Church.”  That is all.

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