FOUR QUARTETS Little Gidding T.S. Eliot Every phrase and every sentence is an end and a beginning, Every poem is an epitaph – epitaph, as on a gravestone. Any action is a step to the block, to the fire, down the sea’s throat Or to an illegible stone: and that is where we start. Matthew […]
THE CONVERT G.K. Chesterton After one moment when I bowed my head And the whole world turned over and came upright And I came out where the old road shone white, I walked the ways, and heard what all men said… They rattle reason out through many a sieve That stores the sand and lets […]
So here’s the deal and this is what you get: The penthouse suite with world-commanding views, The banker’s bonus and the private jet, Control and ownership of all the news, An ‘in’ to that exclusive one per cent, Who know the score, who really run the show, With interest on every penny lent And sweeteners […]
Why has this obscure little book from a reclusive woman so greatly impacted literature and liturgy?
“We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.” Prayer is communication with God, but what does that mean? Prayer emphasizes God’s mystery, inscrutability, and immanence—God is closer than our very breath. We get to know […]
God can be loved, but not thought.