Tag Archives: Current Events

Peace to thee

A friend of mine just returned from a Holocaust conference in Germany. He briefed me on it over lunch today, not only on Nazi atrocities but on the uncongenial relationships between Europeans and Jews in history. Another friend of mine … Continue reading

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The Cross Hath Won the Field

A good hymn for Ascension Sunday, no? *        *        *        *        * Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass, Ye bars of iron, yield, And let the King of Glory pass; The cross is in the field. That banner, … Continue reading

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The darkest midnight in December, No snow, no hail, nor winter storm, Shall hinder us for to remember, The Babe that on this night was born. With shepherds we are come to see, This lovely Infant’s glorious charms, Born of … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them. In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die: but they are in peace. ~ Wisdom of Solomon 3:1

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Turn away your face.  The world entranced and took Many noble souls who only thought to look. ~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann VI.221

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