Review: The Cruciform Way, Vol. 1

Author: Rev. Christopher Thoma Publisher: Angels' Portion Books I've been wanting to read The Cruciform Way for quite some time now, but I still had other books by the author to finish, so I hadn't gotten around to getting a copy. But I was blessed to have the author send me one, and I have …

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Review: Starlight and Time

This book has made me better appreciate the work scientists do to help the layperson appreciate the world that God has made for us, and maybe help us understand this world a little bit better, too.

Poetry: Milton – When I consider how my light is spent

When I consider how my light is spent,   Ere half my days in this dark world and wide,   And that one talent which is death to hideLodged with me useless, though my soul more bentTo serve therewith my Maker, and present   My true account, lest He returning chide;   "Doth God exact day-labor, light denied?"I fondly ask. But Patience, to …

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Poetry: Shakespeare – Sonnet 138

When my love swears that she is made of truth,I do believe her, though I know she lies,That she might think me some untutored youth,Unlearnèd in the world’s false subtleties.Thus vainly thinking that she thinks me young,Although she knows my days are past the best,Simply I credit her false-speaking tongue:On both sides thus is simple …

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Poetry: Pound – In a Station of the Metro

The apparition of these faces in the crowd:Petals on a wet, black bough.Pound One of my favorite poems, "In a Station of the Metro" is a piece of Imagist poetry depicting the briefest moment of time in crisp language and quick emotion. While I seldom like modernist poetry, this one has always fascinated me. Unlike …

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