• The Tenant & The Visitor ~ A Parable

    28 March, 2020

    Trial is not only to approve, but improve. ~ Thomas Manton An elderly man continued to struggle and stumble until he topped the steep, square stairwell. To his right was a shaded light, and to his left fluttered a moth. In these hands he held folders, old suspension files he had just lifted from…...[read more]

  • The Mankind Project

    14 March, 2020

    Mankind is a multi-talented tribute to the glorious abilities of God, the only creator. He created all men in His image; this men cannot reciprocate no matter how marvellous their individual or collective genius, or how deep their gene pool. The lives of all mankind are a mere whistle into the…...[read more]

  • The Race for your Soul

    7 March, 2020

    There is a competitor for each human's soul. The body returns to dust, the spirit returns to He who gave it, but the soul lives on - forever. My soul is mine, it belongs to me so where/whom do I bequeath it to? I stand this side of heaven and hell - this earth is where the battle is waged and…...[read more]

  • Pursuing French Breezes

    2 March, 2020

    Foolishly stilI, I am too inspired by me. Do we ever doubt we are the best judge of our needs and desires? This misplaced self-confidence is the fruit of pride, that permanently foolhardy trust in self which inspires me only toward me. French short story writer Guy De Maupassant (1850-1893) told a…...[read more]

  • The Hermit's Surprising Lesson

    27 February, 2020

    A hermit possesses nothing save solitude and the presence of the Lord. He neither owns his cave nor even his breath. The hermit has exchanged life's bling for the brightness of seeking the Lord. He knows the soul's ache that only finds emptiness in the flesh. The hermit lives his life as a…...[read more]

  • WHO AM I - I take all & Give nothing?#

    3 December, 2019

    Ruins extend worldwide. They are the promise of a history to be remembered and learnt from, a decaying witness to yesterday and its decisions. History's destructions cannot be repaired, for each is a 'living ruin'. But maybe, just maybe at a human level there can be repair if healing is…...[read more]

  • 8 ANCIENT TRUTHS

    16 July, 2019

    It appears that the desire for virtue by men and women may have been stronger in seasons long past. History records their unusual pursuits, reflections and affections. This group of noble ascetics are often referred to as The Desert Fathers, and they became the template for Christian monasticism.…...[read more]

  • The March of the Inner Man

    14 July, 2019

    Even the cleverest of men rarely perceive their need to change their mind about themselves. Humans should recognize their own negativity and sinfulness, but instead we largely hate or blame almost anything (or anyone) else. We loathe our own faults in other people but not in us. It is too simple to…...[read more]

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