Monthly Archives: March 2018

And the Trumpet Shall Sound

But if the whole space to the firmament were filled with sand, and we had before us Clavius number, how many thousands would be; If all that space were filled with water, and so joyned the waters above with the … Continue reading

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Like Unto That of a Little Child

And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. – John 1: 5 ____________________________ I believe that I’ve mentioned the travelogues of James A. Fitzpatrick before. He was a reporter who traveled around the world on behalf … Continue reading

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Our Faith is Our Destiny

The original purpose of poetry is either religious or historical, or, as most frequently happens, a mixture of both. – Sir Walter Scott ___________________ Prior to the 20th century, the European bards wrote about the trials and travails of a … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Scientized Superficiality

A man lives his whole life to prove he is not a piano key. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky ____________________ Sigmund Freud, founder of the science of psychiatry, started with the assumption that man was an ape whose problems could be solved … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the Lost Children of Europe

… And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. –Matthew 15: 14 ___________________________ I have dwelt ‘neath southern skiesWhere the summer never diesBut my heart is in the mountains of my home.- Welsh song _______________________________________________ … Continue reading

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