It was the poem said to have been a major inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien when he wrote The Lord of the Rings, and heralded as one of the last epic poems to be written in the English language.
Some know Christ since they were born, other have to go through the, at times, very difficult internal struggle of pondering the big questions of life.
At the brink of waterfalls and in the hills over the river, we get a little wild, don’t we? You all want to go hurtling right through, to the far side of sanity and fences, with your hearts like songbirds.
By Ian Wilson Word Count: 576 Rating: G Summary: An article on the history and celebration of Krampusnacht, the eve of St. Nicholas Day. In British and American culture, Christmas is a time of joy, family gatherings, food and exchanging of gifts, embodied by the folkloric bringer of gifts Santa Claus, or as he is... Continue Reading →
It is this fleeting glimpse of the man that has inspired the most intense curiosity, and myths aplenty have sprung up to fill in the gaps with regards to his identity and life’s story.
We’ve longed for you in ages past; Can it be true You’ve come at last? I wonder still how this can be? Why have you selected me?
There’s an important little passage in Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov which has in it the seed of an important argument. The great thing about this book, however, is that it is possible to pick any number of little passages that say something profound and important.
"What is this faith for which thousands are dying? That is how we spread the Word - by making them wonder. And Juvid, believe me, they are wondering."