By Beregond (aka Christopher Woods), November 14, 2017 Word count: 1268 Rating: G Summary: An essay on the importance of Advent, from both Eastern and Western perspectives Bilbo Baggins, that renowned hobbit of old, once said that he felt stretched, like too little butter spread across too much bread. No one would ever enjoy such... Continue Reading →
By Sensei Edwin L. Rimban Word Count: 1389 Rating: PG Summary: Sensei Edwin gives his perspective on the mystery of woman. Woman is a contextual being, a fascinating, complex universe woven out of time, space and causality. Archetypal psychology and the esoteric arts of wisdom recognize many different kinds of womanhood archetypes.... Continue Reading →
By Ian Wilson Word Count: 1028 Rating: G Summary: Martial Artist Ian Wilson dissects the use of martial arts in Marvel's Netflix series. So I just earned black belt in Shorin Ryu Karate. I am by no means a martial arts expert. A black belt simply means that I have mastered the basics to the... Continue Reading →
The devil tempts us and seeks to lead us astray. Hell is not necessarily the fire and brimstone suffering of the Bible, but rather a complete isolation from and lack of relationship with the Divine
By Isabella Summitt Word Count: 1042 Rating: PG Summary: A review of the horror classic The Bride of Frankenstein. Everything about this movie is halved—in my opinion, most of the good juicy horror moments and the acting. The movie is praised as being the best in the classic Frankenstein Universal cycle. It is a technological step... Continue Reading →
By Beregond Word count: 608 Rating: G Summary: How we should really celebrate October 31—and by extension, November 1. In just a few days now, all kinds of random kids will be knocking on your door asking for candy, dressed up as just about anything imaginable. Halloween is a big deal here in the US... Continue Reading →
By Bradley J. Birzer Word Count: 1133 Rating: G Summary: A discussion of the Judaeo- Christian themes in the Harry Potter series. “Your mother died to save you. If there is one thing that Voldemort cannot understand, it is love. He didn’t realize that love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves a mark.”—Harry Potter... Continue Reading →
The highest power of man, his rationality, involves two aspects: the intellectual work of reasoning and the receptive mode of understanding. Ultimately, man is made to understand, and the disposition needed to gain understanding is leisure. However, the word leisure is often misunderstood. It does not mean sitting on the couch watching TV all day. It is the state of openness to reality, involving a calmness and quiet which allows one to see things as they really are.