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Life Poetry

Sunday Sonnet.

If you do not comprehend that the spirit of any age is driven by the forces fallen from heaven, and that this spirit is jealous, you will not comprehend Donne. Or the need for the cross. The modern lexicographers and sophists, calling themselves falsely philosophers, put too much store on reason. It is a weak […]

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Lectionary

29 December 19

The first duty of a mother to her baby is to care for the babe; to nurture, to feed, and yes, from this comes love. But the first duty for a father, even before provision, is to protect his family. The flight from Israel to the diaspora was driven by the tyranny of the foreign […]