Can you see the clouds gathering, the imminent darkness that will soon swallow you, completely blocking out the sun? You’ll soon be soaked and there is nothing you can do about it. You, a tiny human being cannot stop the storm from coming. Not even the most intelligent or wealthiest person can stop it. It […] […]Read More Reunification — The Tree in the River
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“I hope she stays with you guys” “Hopefully you’ll be able to adopt her” “She’ll be better off with you guys” “It’s sad that people give up their kids for an addiction” “She’s your baby” “You’re her mommy” “Is “she” really doing what she’s supposed to?” “She still sees her…
“Surely there is a mine for silver And a place where they refine gold. “Iron is taken from the dust, And copper is smelted from rock. “Man puts an end to darkness, And to the farthest limit he searches out The rock in gloom and deep shadow. “He sinks a shaft far from habitation, Forgotten […]Read More Simple Samples: Where is Wisdom?
When thinking of aides that can help in understanding some of the greater works of antiquity, Music of the Republic is something modern readers can take to with full confidence. Eva Brann engages with The Republic of Plato in a way that is engaging and refreshing. This is a collection of essays that would benefit […]Read More Recommended: Music of the Republic
Originally posted on Camellia's Treaty:
Tea, Camellia sinensis, can take on many different shapes, colors and characters. It can be offered loose leaf, in small bags or as part of an herbal cocktail. From Morocco’s mint green tea to Britain’s black tea to the USA’s Lipton tea bags, tea can be found all over…
Currently (and always) in the United States people are concerned about justice. Regardless of where you stand in any particular topic, the appeal to authority everyone points to is the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. This is beneficial because there is at least an objective document to that we agree to have some form […]Read More Regimes, Founding Fathers, and Citizenship
I believe hermeneutics is probably the most important subject someone should learn, even more so for those who believe the Bible is the word of God. This is because it’s the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation- and it can be applied to writings in any age. So whether you are getting into classical […]Read More Where do I begin?