Spiritual truth is difficult for the rational mind to grasp. The Bible says the Holy Spirit will guide us to all truth and indeed, absent God’s intrusion our modern minds gravitate to only that which is reasonable – and reason is a hobbled teacher. We understand this most directly in matters of love, for as Pascal […]
What is metaphysics?
Not your everyday conceit…
Sexual, Physical, and Transcendent
Can Passion and Reason Coexist?
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning John Donne As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say The breath goes now, and some say, No: So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move; ‘Twere profanation of our joys To tell […]
Except you enthrall me, never shall be free,
Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.
“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not only because I see it but because by it I see everything else.” ~C.S. Lewis
HOLY SONNET VII JOHN DONNE At the round earth’s imagin’d corners, blow Your trumpets, Angels, and arise, arise From death, you numberless infinities Of souls, and to your scatter’d bodies go— All whom the flood did and fire shall o’erthrow, All whom war, dearth, age, agues, tyrannies, Despair, law, chance hath slain, and you […]