The Misery of Man

Originally posted on TomNaegeleBlogs:
“Thou art miserable wherever thou art, and which way soever thou turnest thyself, unless thou dost turn thyself to God.” Every man naturally seeks to avoid misery and enjoy happiness, but our methods of doing so are all too often entirely off-base. For do we not seek to avoid misery and…

Failure?

Donald Trump has been President of the United States for more than 205 days. During that time, nothing substantial has changed. We might have added a few jobs or something like that, but has anything of importance really improved? We still hear of wars and rumors of wars, and we’re still a nation divided. So … More Failure?

How to Save a Soul

In order to save our souls, only one thing is necessary. We must love God more than ourselves. In order to enter Heaven and see God, however, we must love Him with a perfect love. There are many who love God a little, but this is not enough. He who loves his God less than … More How to Save a Soul

Happy Independence Day!

Originally posted on TomNaegeleBlogs:
240 years. Not a bad life you’ve had, America. For this birthday, I’d like to write you a little love letter… If that’s cool? Thanks. Here goes. You’re definitely the best country I’ve ever met. You are so very beautiful on the inside and out. Your people are so good, their…

Stairs

I’ll never forget that day. Exactly one hundred and seven stairs stood between me and the third-floor classroom where I was supposed to meet my professor. I had a massive project that was due, and I hadn’t worked on it one lick. You see, me and school never got along. There is just something about … More Stairs