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A House Divided and Full of Fools

In 1858, in what is now known as his “House Divided” speech, Abraham Lincoln uttered the words, “A house divided against itself, cannot stand,” and in that instance, delivered one of the most important addresses in U.S. history. The speech marked his entrance into national politics at a time when the nation was profoundly at oddsContinue reading “A House Divided and Full of Fools”

Charles Dickens, Thomas Jefferson and a little Bob Dylan Thrown in Will Get You ‘Truth’

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, itContinue reading “Charles Dickens, Thomas Jefferson and a little Bob Dylan Thrown in Will Get You ‘Truth’”

When he is gone…

When he is gone, speak his name no more. Let the very thought of him fall to the cutting floor. Do not thrust your camera in his face. Let heaven and earth together forget his place. Do not seek him out to ask him who and when and what and why… Do not give himContinue reading “When he is gone…”

Blessed Winter Solstice, and Welcome to Christmas Week!

This morning at 5:02 EST, with a silver slice of Sister Moon Shining brightly,  Brother Sun stopped and stood completely still momentarily directly over the Tropic of Capricorn south of the equator. At that moment we welcomed this year’s Winter Solstice. Brother Sun now begins his long journey back to the north. Here at FallingContinue reading “Blessed Winter Solstice, and Welcome to Christmas Week!”

Fear Not!

“And the angel said unto them, fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.” ~ Luke 2:10-11 Let me start by saying that I am a Cradle Catholic… What’s more, I am an Irish Roman Catholic which means I’ve even mixed a bit of DruidContinue reading “Fear Not!”

Always Darkest Before The Dawn!

The first person to use this proverb was Thomas Fuller, an English theologian, in the year 1650 and the idea behind this is related to the literal meaning of dawn. Dawn begins when the first light begins to show over the horizon from the sunrise. Therefore, there is the least light before dawn begins, because there while there isContinue reading “Always Darkest Before The Dawn!”

An Exploration of Faith…

Recently, I’ve been on an exploration of familiar prayers. I began with The Lords Prayer and continued with the Hail Mary. I then took up the Creed and tonight did the Glory Be… It is interesting what happens when you remove the gender and the patriarchy. When you begin to explore the greater concept thatContinue reading “An Exploration of Faith…”

All Glory to The Eternal Creator

All Glory to The Eternal Creator Who dwells with us And is all around us And in all things As it has always been Is now And will always be For all Eternity In Truth.

The Eternal Creed

I believe in The Eternal The Creator of us all And all that is And that The Creator walks among us And is within us Knows birth and life Knows suffering and persecution Feels our pain and our fear I believe The Creator knows there is darkness and evil And is the path for overcomingContinue reading “The Eternal Creed”

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