Tag » John Donne

Squalor state of mind

“Humility is a surveillant eye that keeps you from vain glory”

I’m troubled about writing a Christian story for our movie. One way or another, it pushes you to think deeper until you come to the poignant part and end up staring absent-mindedly and feeling dried up.

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March 2017

A Lenten Poem

It’s at this time that I’d like to remind you of my very first post on this blog, where I warned you that it might not last long. 451 altre parole

Diminished

“No man is an island

Entire of itself

Every man is a piece of the continent

A part of the main

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For Pastors And Teachers

A Short Analysis of John Donne’s ‘Batter my heart, three-person’d God’

A reading of a classic Donne poem

‘Batter my heart, three-person’d God’: a typically blunt and direct opening for a John Donne poem, from a poet who is renowned for his bluff, attention-grabbing opening lines. 794 altre parole

Literature

Batter My Heart by John Donne

Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you
As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend;
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Art

Go to the funeral.

Not for laughs today, but I’ll be back tomorrow with smiles!

Today I went to a funeral. A really sad funeral. This beautiful man was kind, generous, an asset to his community, a treasure to his family and friends and a piece of the world that should have been here for a long time. 779 altre parole