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Christmas Break

Partly as a prize for those who guessed the Christmas cracker riddle, as well as an opportunity to pause and contemplate: This should give you a number of selections, just in case you need a lot of ‘contemplation’.* And if chanting is not your thing, this is a YouTube Channel I particularly enjoy. This woman … Continue reading

“For a time, I rest in the grace of the world”

From Wendell Berry’s The Peace of Wild Things*, where he escapes from “despair for the world” to where the wild things are. To enjoy the poem, I have to cut ol’ Wendell some slack as he goes onto mention wood drakes and herons. The bird, a less peaceful species you cannot find (especially water birds … Continue reading

“Look to the highest of the heights of heaven”

My pal, Boethius, again.  And, no it doesn’t pertain directly to Christmas, but I think it puts one in the frame of mind.  Whether Christian or no, it’s nice to have a time set aside each year where, in certain quarters, we are encouraged to “look to the highest of heights,” not in an X-Factor … Continue reading

My Latin Notebook

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