like a damned employee

That was the harshest criticism he ever made of the children: “You’re acting like a damned employee.” He quit saying such things after Margaret became an employee of her school board and Mattie an employee of his company and Caleb an employee of his university, but I know he kept thinking them. He wanted toContinue reading “like a damned employee”

child and mother and father

From G. K. Chesterton in The Everlasting Man: We can say that the family is the unit of the state; that it is the cell that makes up the formation. Round the family do indeed gather the sanctities that separate men from ants and bees. Decency is the curtain of that tent; liberty is theContinue reading “child and mother and father”