Mandeville, LA – Today’s Pile of Prep: most of the stories and research used to put together the Mike Church Show on the Veritas Radio Network’s CRUSADE Channel. 2017 is here and WELCOME to the All-New, Mike Church Show on the CRUSADE Channel, listen LIVE for Free (don’t cost nuthin’).
Sapientia et Veritas -“The part of the system, which provides that no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States, was adopted by a great majority of the Convention, and without much debate. However, there were some members so unfashionable as to think that a belief of the existence of a Deity, and of a state of future rewards and punishments, would be some security for the good conduct of our rulers, and that, in a Christian country, it would be at least decent to hold out some distinction between the professors of Christianity and downright infidelity or paganism.” – Luther Martin, The Genuine Information, 1788, Commentary on The Federal Convention
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The ‘Murican Dream Is Back & Errybody Has It! – New polling shows that 82% of ‘Muricans say they either have the ‘Murican Dream or on their way to getting it. That sounds great doesn’t it until you see the breakdown of who’s paying for the dream and who aint? From ZeroHedge.com of 05 June, 2017:
In May, we were told that the U.S. economy added 138,000 jobs, but that is not even enough to keep up with population growth. However, when you look deeper into the numbers some major red flags quickly emerge. You won’t hear it on the news, but in May the U.S. economy actually lost 367,000 full-time jobs. That is an absolutely nightmarish figure, and it confirms the fact that economic activity is starting to dramatically slow down.
But wait, that’s just the unemployment picture currently. Let’s look at how many ‘Muricans, pursuing and achieving their “dream” are even in the workforce, a number that declines monthly.
In May, the government added a staggering 608,000 Americans into the “not in the labor force” category. So now the number of working age Americans “not in the labor force” has reached a total of 94.98 million. When you add that total to the number of Americans that are “officially” unemployed (6.86 million), you get a grand total of 101.84 million. In other words, when you round up to the nearest million you get a grand total of 102 million Americans that do not have a job right now.
In other words, just a shade under 60% of all ‘Muricans eligible for full-time work, are actually working full-time a number that was at 91% in 1990. Millenial’s ‘Murican Dream is not having to have a vocation to achieve the dream because every 3rd person out there has two to pay for his. Some dream.
SJW Loon Lido Pimienta Makes South Park Into Hard Hitting Drama – We are now in the age of fiat reality: reality is whatever you say/think it is. You just can’t make this stuff up folks:
The Halifax Pop Explosion music festival is apologizing for the actions of a volunteer who interrupted a performance by Polaris Prize-winning singer Lido Pimienta with “overt racism.” A statement on behalf of the festival’s board of directors addresses the singer directly and promises to make changes to improve “anti-oppression and anti-racism training” over the next year. “We are sorry that one of our volunteers interrupted your art, your show, and your audience by being aggressive and racist,” reads a Facebook post signed by vice-chairman Georgie Dudka.
It’s getting so ridiculous now, South Park has become hard hitting drama. Sad. Then there’s this from the “story”. Read my whole report on this story here.
The Constitution’s Judges To Our Crucified Lord: “Drop Dead…But Don’t Do It On Federal Land”! – Pat Buchanan is disturbed by the latest act of judicial tyranny: 2 federal judges have ordered the Peace Cross to be torn down from a cemetery in Maryland. As Buchanan explains, the Peace Cross watches over the war-dead: “The Peace Cross, in Bladensburg, Maryland, was a 40-feet concrete memorial to the 49 sons of Prince George’s County lost in the Great War. Paid for by county families and the American Legion, it had stood since 1925. Before the Beltway was built, Peace Cross, at the junction of U.S. Route 1 and Maryland Route 450, was a landmark to us all.”
Too bad sayeth our federal overlords. There’s no room in this country for your religion or its symbols, this is ‘Muricah and our flag is our cross!
Millennial Losers: The Result of “Half-Empty Nest” Syndrome – If there is one thing a vast majority of ‘Muricans can agree on these days it is the stunning underachievement of the generation known as Millennials and their offspring, now making their way through “college”. One of the visible signs of this rudderless mass of wasted human potential are the never-ending campus protests over say, the racial unfairness of the sticks that hold Tootsie Pop candies being white or the Sugar Pop “janitor” who is black. Joy Pullman points out that these poor souls actually do have a beef but its not Sugar Pops or Tootsie Pops. “In short, she [Mary Eberstadt] argues “Our macro-politics have gone tribal because our micro-politics are no longer familial.” We learn from our family life who we are, how to conduct ourselves, our place in the world, and gain from it a base from which to launch our own adulthood. When masses of young people fail to launch successfully into adulthood, it is fair to source many of their problems in their families.” Yep. Many of us have instinctively known this as wed struggle to make closer and more reverent our spiritual family through the tradition of the local parish and the liturgical life. The same applies to nearly two generations who have largely been robbed of that community that is the foundation of life: the family.
The Demons Have Now Come For The Kids…In YOUR House – I hate to say I told ya so but I did: incest is being normalized. When Masha Gessen bragged that her new baby with “her partner” had been fathered by Gessen’s brother, some of us correctly recoiled in horror, yet the lesbians in attendance (listen to the tape here) roared their approbation. Now Cosmopolitan is running with an article featuring the sexcapades of a woman and her half-brother. “Mitter Chur, you’re making that up!” you say? Feast your burned eyes in it:
— Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) November 1, 2017
Got that citizen? Incest is just another “taboo”, like sodomy, whose time to shine in the sun has come. If the asteroid wasn’t cued up by God, it surely must be now.
From ‘Muricah With Love – The Warfare State has positioned thousands of special forces inside every country that borders Russia or Syria (we are actually IN Syria too). A concerned citizenry might ask why we have the Russians surrounded and what would we think if the Russians had us surrounded with special ops in Canada and Mexico? Tom Dispatch’s Nick Turse exposes this plot and asks that question.
What message was the U.S. sending to Russia by conducting training exercises on its borders, Catherine Herridge of Fox News asked General Raymond Thomas in Aspen? “That’s a fascinating question because I am—I try to appreciate the adversary’s optic to—I realize that a way to gauge a metric if you will for how well we’re doing,” the SOCOM chief replied somewhat incoherently. Herridge was, of course, asking Thomas to view the world through the eyes of his adversary, to imagine something akin to Russia and its ally Syria conducting war games in Mexico or Canada or in both countries; to contemplate Spetsnaz troops spread throughout the Western hemisphere on an enduring basis just as America’s elite troops are now a fixture in the Baltics and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.
Why? Because we are a war-like people, that’s why!
One If By Land Two If By Sea And Hundreds If By Rented Truck – Those who still believe that Muslims that go orthodox need to see ‘Muricans eating McDonald’s and wearing blue jeans to be inspired to mass murdering of infidels, what say you about über Driver Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov? An orthodox Muslim who was in ‘Muricah thanks to our suicide pact called the Constitution and the fact that Charles Schumer gets a vote in one of its criminally corrupt bodies, the Senate.
Ferrara: The Trick of Luther’s Final Revenge Inside The Catholic Church Is No Treat – I have recently been asked “why all the protestant bashing lately” and I have responded “it’s not protestant ‘bashing’, it is the exposé of protestantISM!” whose crowning achievement is the “ecumenism…reforms” going on inside the Catholic Church that has Catholicism teetering on the verge of collapse into irrelevance. No one writes more forcefully on this than frequent guest Chris Ferrara. In his latest, Ferrara pulls no punches.
“Thus do we see Catholic Answer’s “Senior Apologist” Jimmy Akin gamely defending, in a recent article, the perfectly insane idea that Catholics, led by the Pope himself, should participate in a “commemoration” of the “Reformation” with faux Protestant clerics, including loony lady “priests” and “bishops,” who reject not only foundational Catholic doctrines and dogmas but even the natural law respecting marriage, procreation and sexual morality in general.”
This is what the real danger is, again, not protestants but protestanISM as it has taken the external revolt against the transcendent teaching authority of The Church and made it an internal quest for many including Pope Francis and very well known English speaking Cardinals and Bishops. This threat is real and is already imperiling millions upon millions of souls; souls that if no corrective is applied, will stand scarred and not filled with Grace at Judgement. That’s not me saying this, that is part of what was revealed by Our Lady of Akita:
“[T]he Church will be full of those who accept compromises and the demon will press many priests and consecrated souls to leave the service of the Lord. The demon will be especially implacable against souls consecrated to God. The thought of the loss of so many souls is the cause of my sadness. If sins increase in number and gravity, there will be no longer pardon for them”
The Demons are ascendent, they’ve come for the children, they’re inside the Church now, and they won’t take no for an answer. Trick or Treat! As Our Lady has said: “With my Son I have intervened so many times to appease the wrath of the Father.” Trick or TREAT indeed.
Rejected By Sodomites, Kevin Spacey Should Go Carmelite – Actor Kevin Spacey is the latest Hollywood hedonist to have been publicly shamed into admitting that what these pervert creeps vend on film they have practiced in private. Recall in the second season finale of “House of Cards”, Spacey’s character performed a menage trois with a males Secret Service agent and his wife. I never finished watching that episode and never watched HOC again telling Mittus Chur “anyone that can ‘act’ out perversion like that must practice actual perversion”. I didn’t know then that Spacey was an avowed sodomite who had practiced his sin on young boys. Interestingly, Spacey, for this sin, has been roundly rejected by Hollywood’s growing list of Sodomy Inc.
Laura Ingraham And The Media Industrial Complex – I’ve been admonished lately that I should “take it easy on Laura Ingraham” because “she’s one of us”; a Catholic-conservative struggling against Big Government and Big War and all in on the fight. Since I refuse to watch or listen to what the Talk Radio and TV Talk Radio Mafia offer up these days I have nothing to comment on per Ingraham. BUT, Mike Lofgren, reviews Ingraham’s just released book on Trump and populism and finds the book just another “Conservative” vehicle for lush profits showered to the usual suspects yet provides 0.0 answers to the problem of the heresy of ‘Muricanism.
Nevertheless, books like this play a role in the conservative movement. Aside from their lucrative potential given all the echo-chamber puffery, bulk orders by right-wing foundations, and so forth, they also serve the cause of camouflaging the nature of the operation. They are replete with admonitions on what Politician X must do with “issues” and “policies,” when these are mere branding devices. What matters most is clinging to power and dividing up the spoils.
The $4.5 TRILLION all you can eat buffet is once again safe on Fox News at 10:00 p.m., if that’s progress from “one of us,” what does attack look like?
Viva Le France Per Contra Luther Revolucioné! – 7, young, French Catholic men, locked arms and said the Holy Rosary in the Church of St Michael during an “ecumenical” celebration with Lutherans on the anniversary of Luther’s revolt. During the heretic clown Mass, the young men can be heard reciting the Hail Mary’s in French while angry parisioners insist that they shut up and go Lutheran. The final result is the men are arrested by French police and as they are carried out of St Michael’s they continued their prayer. In a statement they valiantly stated the reason for their pray-in.
Sorry George Washington, You’re Not Wanted Here – Christ Church in Alexandria VA has evicted its two most famous benefactors, Robert E. Lee and George Washington because they are costing the church “parishioners“. How ironic that in “celebrating” the 500 year anniversary of Luther’s revolt, many ‘Murican Protestants find themselves victims of the never-ending revolt it began.
While acknowledging “friction” over the decision, the church’s leadership said the twin memorials, which are attached to the wall on either side of the altar, are relics of another era and have no business in a church that proclaims its motto as “All are welcome — no exceptions.”
Let’s focus on what is really at work here: the rejection of a singular source of authority which is at the root of Luther’s revolt. As I write in my essay on The Kingship of Christ, the civilizational model that Christendom was built upon was a divinely inspired and regulated one. What replaced it, as a matter of fact, is/was not.
“Catholic” Georgetown U. To Bow To Hedonists, Evict Catholic Student Group? – I always chuckle when I read something that refers to Georgetown University as “catholic” saying to myself, “yeah, catholic like the Lutheran church”. Well lo and behold, there goes Georgetown U. making me out to be the sage I am not with its war on a student group called Love Saxa. And what pray tell is Love Saxa’s crime? They promote and live the Catholic teaching on marriage and sex. “Oh NO!! Not that!!” Yes, that. Here is the offending passage from :”Confessions of a 20 Year old Virgin“.
“I am a 20-year-old virgin. I already know what you probably think about me. I am also the president of Love Saxa, a group dedicated to healthy relationships and sexual integrity; we often get the reputation as the abstinence club or the anti-same-sex marriage club, depending on whom you ask. At the Council of Advisory Boards Fair this past Sunday, a few students snickered at the word “chastity” on our promotional materials, exchanging telling looks with their friends.”
This has brought a stinging rebuke from student Jasmine Ouseph who apparently is not a Georgetown for the shreds of Catholic teaching that remain there. James Gottry at The Federalist details Ouseph’s complaint:
“Ouseph argues Love Saxa’s stance on marriage constitutes “unquestionable intolerance” and “clearly excludes same-sex couples,” which in turn “fosters hatred.” The complaint, which incorporates testimony from other students, goes on to label the group’s views as “archaic,” “cissexist,” “homophobic,” “transphobic,” “queerphobic,” “oppressive,” “dehumanizing,” “hateful,” and “dangerous.” In response to Love Saxa’s stance that the group’s positions are consistent with the Catholic Church, the complaint labels such a reliance on Catholic teaching as a “disgrace.”
The demons are ascendent, they’ve come for the children (and conquered Ouseph, a child), and they will not take no for an answer.
Blessing Las Vegas: Stephen Paddock’s Hotel Room “Blessed” By Priest – 5 weeks after the horrific massacre of 58 souls at the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Casino there remains no explanation for the diabolical act save for the one offered by yours truly: Stephen Paddock had preternatural assistance in paying back the loan of extravagant wealth and hedonism, to the loaning institution: Hell Inc. Now comes the story that a Roman Catholic priest was asked to bless the room that Paddock paid his loan back in and the priest felt an “evil” there. Here is part of what Father Kiley told the Las Vegas Journal review about the room blessing. I’ve emphasized the relevant parts.
“I felt like I was being pushed back, like don’t come in here.” As he walked toward Paddock’s room, feeling on edge, he began to say the Catholic prayer, “‘St. Michael, the Archangel,’ to defend us in battle. “When I stepped in the room, I really felt a real profound silence,” he said. Kiley could sense the evil in the room and what had happened there, he said. Like the rest of the world, the priest could not comprehend what had taken place. “This is what we call the mystery of evil. You cannot use reason to put the pieces of this together.”
Reason does not and will not explain what I have maintained is a supernatural event. Fr. Kiley’s story ADDS to the significant body of evidence we’ve presented on this site and the Mike Church Show.
“By Their Tats Ye Shall Know Them” – The most glaring signs of our civilization’s rejection of the Kingship of Christ and of the Order of the World are material, not spiritual. Which makes perfect sense seeing as how OurLord warned us this and to be on vigil against it.
“By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can an evil tree bring forth good fruit. ?
This rejection is ubiquitous in the narcissistic proliferation of tattoos and “body art” which are rejections of God’s signal creation in its specific form: you, me, us, the,. him, her etc. This “art” is now not even attempting to be emotional or decorative but rather to improve on the lousy mono-toned skin God blessed us all with… how boring! Yes, let’s improve on the creation with our own take on what the skin should look like and should “express”. Witness the continuing attempts to decorate Creation and even apostasize against the body itself by making the mutilation of splitting tongues to make them “forked” as “art”.
The GOP And Its “Flake Out” Over The trump Presidency: Cowardice or Courage – Ross Douthat votes “cowardice” as Flake, Corker and other GOP’ers throwing the towel in is viewed as abandoning the fight, but the fight over what? Douthat makes the point that since Bush 43’s conquest of the “right” there really have been no “conservatives” in Congress. Sans Paul, Douthat has a point but only if you believe that prior to Bush there WAS a “conservative” GOP.
Major Robotics Scientist Proudly Brags ‘People Will Be Marrying Robots And Printing Their Children In Laboratories In Less Than A Generation’: Andrew Bieszad – We warned that the sex robots coming in the near future are a realization of a prophecy that the final battle will be over marriage and the family. In another development from this new and final front of the anti-family revolution, one of the major minds behind the propagation of sex robots is boasting that given advances in technology and social changes, it is within a generation or less that people will be marrying their robots in legal ceremonies and even attempting to have “children” with them…..
MARK WAHLBERG CONFESSES THE SIN OF “BOOGIE NIGHTS” BUT ENDORSES BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN-READ MIKE’S REPORT!
NOT A Shockuh: The Demons Have Been Coming For The Children For DECADES In Hollywood – Emma Thomson and other actors/actresses begin pulling the Jenga pillars out from the foundation of Hollywood’s Caligula palaces. Again, why is anyone surprised that the creators of “entertainment” drenched with teenage sex both filmed and implied, were actually practicing what they propagandizing the rest of us to morally acquiesce to!? And worst of all, much of it could have been prevented ’cause Corey Feldman was right!
DeceptiCONNED:The Warfare State Now Requires RETIRED Pilots To Continue Our Dominance of the Planet & Trump Is It’s Muse – Thanks to Expedia, Hotwire & the Travelocity gnome, ‘Muricans’ right “to move about the country” has spawned an airline travel industry that is has expanded to the point where there is now a pilot shortage. And where do most airline pilots come from? The U.S. Air Force. Word has it that Southwest pays a lot better than the Air Force and thus thousands of pilots are completing their commitments and going commercial leaving Uncle Sam’s high flyers in a shortage. And to maintain our flying force and world dominance Trump is sweetening the pot:
Air Force leaders have repeatedly sounded the alarm about the pilot shortfall over the last year, and have taken several steps to try to correct it. The Air Force has upped monthly flight pay and offered massive, unprecedented retention bonuses of up to $455,000 to convince pilots to stay.
So the MIC can continue its $1.2 TRILLION take from the slave-class, the Air Force and the rest of the “global force for good” must remain on a war-time footing in perpetuity.
From The Halls of Montezuma, To The Shores Of Niger Bay – Did you know the United States was at war with Niger? Did you know ‘Muricah’s trrops are conducting what are known as “joint military operations” in Niger? Did you know that ‘Murican soldiers are being KIA in Niger? Did you know we are flying drones over Niger and carrying out assassinations there? Did you know that we haven’t declared war in Niger? Did you know that Niger is not mention in the lame-*ss excuse for a war declaration we use called the AUMF? No, well before you take to the Judgement Pornosphere™ to defend #MAGA and President Trump for calling the mother of a soldier killed in Niger, you should know all those things and be able to answer the questions posed above. This is the MIC and its football stadium chant of USA! USA! in action.
The Demons Are Ascendent, They’ve Come For The Children & They Won’t Take No For An Answer, Part 4,392 – “By their fruits you shall know them”. Our Lord’s warning to be on the vigilant watch against the diabolical is more important than ever with the rise of the diabolical among the children. Look very closely at the photograph of the “drag-queen story time” and you’ll see the demonic in detail; the demonic in abstract is apparent. What is shocking to the senses is what kind of parent would have remained in the “story time” room at Michelle Obama’s library when this pathetic Baphomet copycat entered!? Heck, if this monster showed up at an adult Halloween party, the Graceful part of your soul would tell YOU to run, but that’s been my point all along in this. The demons are now so ubiquitous its become a challenge to determine who ISN’T one the se days.
Hollywood Kicks Scapegoat Harvey Weinstein To The Curb, Their Own Poster-Boy For What “Big Mouth” Guided Teens Become – When “Hollywood” returns to self-censored filmmaking I’ll buy the “repulsive” reaction to Harvey Weinstein. Kicking him out of their snobatorium for acting upon the lustful impulses their movies & music are drenched with is convenient scapegoating and changes nothing. The same people who serve up never-ending adulation of all things LGBTQ and then for an encore serve up child pornography disguised as “comedy” are “repulsed” by Harvey Weinstein!? Why, because he didn’t have a script of his actions? Where are the stories of charitable women who saw Harvey’s sickness and like Saint Teresa of Avila sought to help him kick his mortally sinful behavior?
Stephen Haddock Attempted To Live Like A Hugh Hefneresque Playboy, Still Think Porn Doesn’t “Hurt Anyone”? – Read the WaPo’s lengthy bio of Stephen Paddock and you’ll discover a portrait of a jet-setting playboy with a lust for high stakes gambling, world travel and seclusion inside his version of the “Playboy Mansion”, demonstrating the rejection of community the Marxist lives his life by.
Diane McKay lived next door to Paddock and Danley at their Reno home until July, when McKay moved away. Danley wasn’t forthcoming about her life, and Paddock was unfriendly, McKay recalled. She only saw him in the mornings, when he went to the clubhouse to work out. “He was weird. Kept to himself,” said McKay, 79. “It was like living next to nothing. . . . You can at least be grumpy, something. He was just nothing, quiet.” The couple kept their blinds closed, but sometimes Paddock would open the garage door, revealing an enormous safe the size of a refrigerator.
So the practitioner of Marx’s materialistic, there is no God existence is only seen when vanity calls him to the gym. Read the whole story to see how sad a life lived in the “care” of Mammon ultimately wields the same hatred of humanity that has driven the demons since The Fall.
So calling out flag and anthem idolatry now makes one an elitist!?: No. “Elitist” is the hyperbolic belief that ‘Muricah is “special” and our view of how the rest of the world oughtta live must be obeyed or we’ll enforce it with drones, nukes and sanctions; yeah! USA! USA! USA! If only CATHOLICS thought that way about the New Christendom we are duty-bound to work for with pilgrimages, CRUSADES and Adoration-bombs (look it up): Christ-En-Dom!, Christ-En-Dom!, Christ-En-Dom! Your “country” is where you live and the people you love to call countrymen, it is not this totalitarian melange of ruling masters and their “government”. If you want a star-spangled anthem, try the one belonging to your state if you even know what it is. Better yet, try an enthronement anthem for Our Lady of The America’s, it’s called The Salve Regina.
The “Boycott The NFL” Campaign Proves My Maxim: We’re A War-Like People – We’ve made a sport a center stage for fake patriotism and glad-handed orgies of military superiority to whoever on Earth may be watching. Stephen Beale nails the militarization of football and how USA! USA! chanting, rabid fans have lapped it up.
In fact it has not stopped the war liturgy from playing out on the gridiron at all, and yes, given when and how it was mandated for players to honor it, the national anthem has been used a prop in this near-religious convocation. In recent years, soldier parading, flag-waving, and jumbotron shout-outs to warriors have become de rigueur at NFL games.
Existential support of “the military” for its intended purposes has given way to idolatry and religious devotion to it. Scour social media and marvel, nay be saddened by how many ‘Muricans proclaim themselves as “deplorables, prom MAGA and PRO MILITARY”, while simultaneously fretting about the Russian army which is nearly invisible these days. This is another form of our mass hysteria that holds that only our use and glorification of lethal force is justified and the it is the only force justified. As one WWII general put it, “NUTS!”
It’s November 2017 And The Immodesty Is About To Go Nuclear Because It WENT Nuclear – Venerable Bishop Sheen called out ‘Muricah back in the 1960’s while speaking to a group of young Catholics on “Youth and Sex”: “8:15 in the morning, the 6th of August, 1945, when we flew a military plane over this city, when we dropped that atomic bomb on it; that bomb on blotted out boundaries. There was no longer a boundary between the military and the civilian, between the helper and the helped, between the wounded and the nurse and the doctor, between the living and the dead. For even the living who escaped the bomb were already half dead. So we broke down boundaries and limits and from that time on the world has said we want no one limiting me. … You want no restraint, no boundaries, no limits. I have to do what I want to do. Now let’s analyze that for a moment, is that happiness?”
The Tragedy of Post Christian, Philosophia Perennis Devoid Thinking – Read this piece from AmConMag writer Noah Millman to get a closeup view of why Philosophia Perennis is so desperately needed to corral the erroneous thinking Men are sure to engage in when NOT grounded in the eternal quest for True Wisdom i.s. Sapientia. The issue Noah, is not whether “only the Saints” can live by the Magisterial code, it is that by God’s Grace the Saints DID live the Tradition WHILE receiving the Graces needed to do so. You cannot approach Grace as zero sum, mathematics, as in if I do ______ I will receive ______ “Grace credits” but if I do ______I will have deducted ______ Grace Credits. Grace is present in the world and we are given the supply needed at Baptism, the suffering of the Christian Faithful is simply to maintain the state you enter at Baptism, using the Gospels and the Traditional Teaching as MEANS to that END. As Padré Gaetano tells us in Humility of Heart: “And has not a saint abundant reasons, from the thought of his own weakness, to live always in a state of great humility, when he knows that from one hour to another he may lose the grace of God and the kingdom of heaven which he has merited by years of laboriously-acquired virtues? “Unless the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it.”