An unworthy Deacon, named for the brother of God: James, striving to "work out his salvation with fear and trembling" within the Tradition (paradosis) of the Eastern Orthodox Faith. It is a strange and marvelous journey, and I am accompanied by the fourfold fruit of my fecundity. My wife, the Matushka or Diaconissa Sophia, is my beloved partner in the pursuit of Theosis, and she ranks me in every way.
Once, The Times of the UK asked this question of several eminent authors of the time. One response took the form of a letter and was as follows:
Sincerely yours, G. K. Chesterton
EWTN has produced a terrific series on Chesterton called: G. K. Chesterton The Apostle of Common Sense and it is quite good. Some audio portions are available at the link above, otherwise check local listings to see when it is on EWTN.
Jeanie just posted this on the St. Elizabeth list...another wonderful, pithy quote: "Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around." - Orthodoxy, 1908