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For what is magic, but passion freed from reason?

For what is magic, but passion freed from reason?
Posted 4 months ago

I've been waiting a long time for a quest, seaweed brain," she said. "Athen

I've been waiting a long time for a quest, seaweed brain," she said. "Athena is no fan of Poseidon, but if you're going to save the world, I'm the best person to keep you from messing up.
Posted 4 months ago

Vision is capturing God's assignment

Vision is capturing God's assignment
Posted 4 months ago

We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even to

We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, 'Blessed are they that mourn,' and I accept it. I've got nothing that I hadn't bargained for. Of course it is different when the thing happens to oneself, not to others, and in
Posted 4 months ago

The author chuckles at the resistance to using a prepared, written liturgy

The author chuckles at the resistance to using a prepared, written liturgy in prayer. He compares it to being unwilling to dress in any clothing we did not make ourselves, or being unwilling to drive a car we did not construct entirely by ourselves.
Posted 4 months ago

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserabl

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no se

They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no servants’ rooms because they didn’t believe in laundry maids or cooks.Nobody does, really. Why should they? Only in having clean clothes, clean floors, and enchiladas tapatias.
Posted 4 months ago

Christianity got over the difficulty of combining furious opposites, by kee

Christianity got over the difficulty of combining furious opposites, by keeping them both, and keeping them both furious.
Posted 4 months ago

The healthier people are, the more they are willing to admit to their limit

The healthier people are, the more they are willing to admit to their limitations and so the more open they are to the possibility of improvement.
Posted 4 months ago

The advice I've been giving to people all my life - that you may not be int

The advice I've been giving to people all my life - that you may not be interested in the dialectic but the dialectic is interested in you; you can't give up politics, it won't give you up - was the advice I should have been taking myself.
Posted 4 months ago

They march into the future to the rhythm of the past.

They march into the future to the rhythm of the past.
Posted 4 months ago

Teach me to live that I may dread The grave as little as my bed.

Teach me to live that I may dread The grave as little as my bed.
Posted 4 months ago