Poetry: Kipling – The Gods of the Copybook Headings

"As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn, The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!" Kipling - The Gods of the Copybook Headings

Poetry: Wordsworth – A Night Thought

Lo! where the Moon along the skySails with her happy destiny;Oft is she hid from mortal eyeOr dimly seen,But when the clouds asunder flyHow bright her mien! Far different we—a froward race,Thousands though rich in Fortune's graceWith cherished sullenness of paceTheir way pursue,Ingrates who wear a smileless faceThe whole year through. If kindred humours e'er …

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The Arts and Childhood

I was recently listening to a podcaster who mentioned wanting to see a movie coming out about a character we all loved from childhood and a loss of innocence. Other than what he said, I know nothing about the movie but from his description, I'm not likely to see it. But he also mentioned one …

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Review: Till We Have Faces & Cupid and Psyche

A least a dozen people in the last year or so have told me that I HAVE to read Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis. So I finally bought a copy, and a couple of weeks ago, I sat down to read it. Thankfully, I read the inside cover first, which informed me that this was …

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The March of the Culture War and Engagement as Christians

Even after witnessing the brutality of the Soviets towards not only the people in occupied territories but also towards their own people, Walter Duranty, a true Progressive, had one lasting remark to say, "you can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs." He had no excuse for such a glib statement regarding the starvation, the imprisonments, …

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