Factober

Every generation gets the Constitution that it deserves. As the central preoccupations of an era make their way into the legal system, the Supreme Court eventually weighs in, and nine lawyers in robes become oracles of our national identity.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Follow @factober on Social Media

He is the Creator and the sustainer of all things. He is the unchanging, se

He is the Creator and the sustainer of all things. He is the unchanging, self-existent God, and that means that He depends on nobody. He is neither helped by our faith nor hindered by our unbelief.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I slept badly that night, my vivid dreams populated by ghosts. As much as i

I slept badly that night, my vivid dreams populated by ghosts. As much as it revived ailing spirits in day light, the fizzy energy of NY seemed to feed on human frailty at night.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men you mus

In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men you must first enable the government to control the governed and in the next place oblige it to control itself.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

When I was a child, I believed that those stars were knights in silver armo

When I was a child, I believed that those stars were knights in silver armor protecting the universe against darkness.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

To persevere is one thing, but to push on ignoring your intuition is someth

To persevere is one thing, but to push on ignoring your intuition is something quite different. Self-awareness is the practice of learning the difference.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There you go...let it all slide out. Unhappiness can't stick in a person's

There you go...let it all slide out. Unhappiness can't stick in a person's soul when it's slick with tears.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The greater part of our lives is spent in dreaming over the morrow and whe

The greater part of our lives is spent in dreaming over the morrow and when it comes it too is consumed in the anticipation of a brighter morrow and so the cheat is prolonged even to the grave.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

What song would lull a snake into submission? "John Mayer?""Over my dead bo

What song would lull a snake into submission? "John Mayer?""Over my dead body.""Could be, Tim, could be.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Nisi flashed his charismatic, mysterious smile. “Now, with this in mind, ar

Nisi flashed his charismatic, mysterious smile. “Now, with this in mind, are you ready to take the next step?”Despite Caleb’s attempts at caution—at circumspection and even suspicion—the man’s words stirred his blood. They teased the possibilities of the
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

You can renew your spirit and strength, if you take time to rest your soul.

You can renew your spirit and strength, if you take time to rest your soul.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago