Humans are strange animals who sometimes find patterns in numbers. As such, I happened to notice that today's date is 11/1/11.
Was there today any great world-shattering event to justify this strange yet undeniably significant convergence? Not that I know of.
However, it does remind me of a joke I was once told many years ago by a middle-aged chap whom I met and had dinner with at his home in the French countryside near La Rochelle: "Qu'est-ce qui s'est passé en 1111?" "L'invasion des Huns."
He that hath ears to hear (and knows French), let him hear.
Know the truth and the truth will make you … an idolator? - My friend Fr Gerald Murray has a very good essay at The Catholic Thing. He posted it a couple days ago, so you may already have seen it. It deserves some...
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