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Holy Sonnet XIV

This struck a chord in my soul this morning as I read it for school. Takes a little bit of time to get past the antiquated phrasing, but it’s worth it. :)

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Christianity

Of Memory, Metanoia, and Manslaughter

Oh, of thine only worthy blood
And my tears, make a heavenly Lethean flood,
And drown in it my sins’ black memory.
~ John Donne

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From God-Haunted Lunatic

POETRY: Wilt Thou Love God? by John Donne

Wilt thou love God, as he thee? then digest,
My Soule, this wholsome meditation,
How God the Spirit, by Angels waited on
In Heaven, doth make his Temple in thy brest. 91 altre parole

Blog Posts

Poetry - John Donne

I wouldn’t say I’m into poetry but I did it during College (not Uni but Sixth Form College) when I did English Lit and Lang… 232 altre parole

Books

The World in the Wings

Sobriety is for the birds. I don’t enjoy it as much as the alternative, which I don’t see as drunkenness so much as a tasteful alcoholic complement to the everyday business of life. 1.734 altre parole

Shared Art

-By Jared Adamson-

Since my children were young, I’ve tried to teach them to share.  It’s not easy.  Maybe it’s human nature. Maybe it’s learned response.   528 altre parole

Talking about the Bahá’í Faith (2/2): The Core Teachings

One hour’s reflection is preferable to seventy years’ pious worship.

Bahá’u’lláh quoting a hadith in Kitáb-i-Íqán – page 238).

Take ye counsel together in all matters, inasmuch as consultation is the lamp of guidance which leadeth the way, and is the bestower of understanding.

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Spirituality