Before starting this blog, I thought long and hard about the title. I wanted it to be something that had both meaning to me and would let readers know exactly what it was that I wanted to communicate. So many different titles came to mind, yet none of them truly captured what it was that … Continue reading As the story turns
"It was all politics, wasn't it? she asks me. yes, I sez to her. And so whoever won, that's why we have what we have now? Well, with a nod at the Reformation, I suppose so, yes. She lies back down. So it's all made up, its an invention. Yes, I sez, taking her in … Continue reading What happened to the Gospel of grace?
Queen Gertrude: Let not thy mother lose her prayers, Hamlet. I pray thee stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Hamlet: I shall in all my best obey you, madam. ~William Shakespeare For the last few days, a line from the movie Abraham Lincoln:Vampire Hunter has been haunting me. As Adam is trying to convince … Continue reading A return to Wittenberg
And still deeper the meaning of that story of Narcissus, who because he could not grasp the tormenting, mild image he saw in the fountain, plunged into it and was drowned. But that same image, we ourselves see in all rivers and oceans. It is the image of the ungraspable phantom of life; and this is the … Continue reading Looking glass, looking glass, on the wall…