Tom Scotus

A Satanic Culture Is Emerging

By Tom Scotus / September 30, 2020

The cultural transformation of our once great Western civilization is alarming. After nearly 1700 years of Christian civilization – the greatest civilization ever known – a thoroughly Satanic culture is emerging. Most people seem to be unaware of this and would most likely argue against the proposition; however, it most certainly is taking place. Even…

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What Do You Most Desire?

By Tom Scotus / September 17, 2020

One of my favourite Bob Dylan albums was titled Desire. I find that word to be deeply alluring. During my life, I have desired many things: my father’s approval, popularity among my peers, academic achievement, wealth, sex, close friendships and many, many other things. Jesus said, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will…

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Don’t “Open Up” To Others Too Readily

By Tom Scotus / December 13, 2016

Jesus had hundreds of followers, but only 12 apostles. To the crowds, He often spoke in parables; to His chosen few, He spoke more plainly and explained the parables. Let others prove their trustworthiness before you reveal much about yourself. Even then, be cautious. Always remember the deceitfulness of the human heart (including your own).

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Spy vs Spy

The Enemy Within

By Tom Scotus / October 18, 2016

I’ll never forget a scene from the movie Creed. Sylvester Stallone was training a young black boxer. The two of them stood in front of a mirror, and Stallone said something to this effect, “What I found in boxing, as well as in life in general, is that the biggest enemy we have to face is ourselves.”

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St. Michael the Archangel

Put On The Whole Armour Of God

By Tom Scotus / August 31, 2016

Suddenly, it was there — a cone-shaped, white nest under the garden shed roof at the back of my property. A few wasps crawled near the round opening at the bottom. I had never seen one before and I felt a little intimidated. But, I thought, if they leave me alone, I’d leave them alone.

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Donald Trump

The Trump Phenomenon & Fatima

By Tom Scotus / July 29, 2016

This presidential election is perhaps the most important since John Kennedy defeated Richard Nixon in 1960.

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Heaven

Love Is The Key To Heaven

By Tom Scotus / June 13, 2016

I will never forget the short passage in the New St. Joseph Baltimore Catechism that described how God will judge us after we die: “… he will do it in a simple way. He will look in our hearts to find one thing — love.”

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Chaste

The Many Benefits of Practicing Chastity

By Tom Scotus / April 25, 2016

Do you want to become happier, more successful and improve your sex life? Practice chastity! To the unenlightened, this will seem like a contradiction, but it certainly is not.

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Original Sin

Don’t Neglect Your Spiritual Life

By Tom Scotus / March 24, 2016

Recently, I listened to a talk on Youtube from a well known Rabbi. He explained the ancient Jewish concept that things either improve or deteriorate: They don’t remain static.

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Sonny and Cher 1971

High Divorce Rate Rooted In Sixties Counter Culture

By Tom Scotus / March 4, 2016

I recently watched an episode of the original Sonny & Cher TV show on Youtube. I was only about 10 years old when I had watched the show back in the early 1970s.

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