“I think I’ll go home and lie very still, feigning terminal illness.
Then all the neighbors will troop over to stare, my love, perhaps, among them.
How she’ll smile while the specialists snarl in their teeth! – she perfectly well knows what ails me.”
~Ancient Egyptian poem Read More…
“Jesus, Jesus” ~Jeanne d’Arc
“Oh, I love Him… My God… I love you.” ~St. Therese of Lisieux
These are famous last words, every phoneme and syllable of which relays the innermost being of those husks whom they emanated from. Lives lived in total loyalty to one notion. There are few who have or ever will reach their experiential intensity. Read More…
The Buddha and Lao-Tzu or Jesus and Confucius? What do we do in the face of suffering? Do we strike out against inevitability? Do we accept it? I don’t know. In good faith there can be no middle ground.
Refusal to take a side is, in effect, taking a side. A brute fact championed by Geddy Lee. Choose.
“She understood his character perfectly now. She understood why it was that he had so often bored her and irritated her. He was a highbrow- her deadliest word- a highbrow, to be classed with Lenin, A.J. Cook and the dirty little poets in the Montparnasse cafés.”
~George Orwell (Burmese Days) Read More…