She within lists my ranging mind hath brought, That now beyond my self I list not go; My self am centre of my circling thought, Only my self I study, learn, and know. I know my body’s of so frail a kind, As force without, fevers within can kill: I know the heavenly nature of […]
This is the day to leave the dark behind you Take the adventure, step beyond the hearth, Shake off at last the shackles that confined you, And find the courage for the forward path. You yearned for freedom through the long night watches, The day has come and you are free to choose, Now is […]
“Suffering is not a punishment,” Robert Ingersoll wrote, “it is a result.”
Pain’s only valuable lesson is that we are insufficient.
Death is the release of our person to eternity.
Death Of A Salesman Arthur Miller ““Why am I trying to become what I don’t want to be when all I want is out there, waiting for me the minute I say I know who I am.” Self-idolatry takes many forms, including (surprisingly) depression. When a person’s focus and purpose is based on themselves, it’s […]
Charlotte’s Web E.B. White You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a little while, we die. A spider’s life can’t help being something of a mess, with all this trapping […]
NIGHT Elie Wiesel “I pray to God for the strength to ask Him the right questions.” Evil is no respecter of persons. It is usually accompanied by senselessness and horror. As those who must exist in a world so broken by the consequence of sin, wisdom leads us to the only One who can guide us safely though the “valley […]