This poem was inspired by Christ’s words in Matthew 16:34-39 and the division of families as depicted by the great Russian authors.
What is the antidote to this tyranny that Tocqueville foresees, and that we are living through right now? It is a Christianity that sees in the Cross not just salvation for them, but salvation for their country.
In order for freedom to be obtained, it requires great men, freedom from the world, and as Tocqueville points out, freedom of speech.
Is it possible to imagine an account of heaven in a way that brings honor to the Lord of the scriptures? I invite you to be the judge of this holy speculation….
In this inaugural Book Club post, we begin the exploration of Tocqueville’s work, Democracy in America.
Darkest night, O Holy night
When his glory took flight.
What was it like when He descended?
Heaven and earth were upended.
Darkness and light are the same to God. Our identities were fashioned in love & order, our suffering tailored to reveal his fingerprints.
What happens when society believes that good exists in limited quantities? We explore the root of envy and its manifestation in the Evil Eye.
In many cultures, the Evil Eye is seen as tool to ward off evil spirits or curses. What role does this ancient folk theory play in our modern society?