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What Do You Live For?

“If I find myself in a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. Probably earthly pleasures were never meant to satisfy it, but only to arouse it, … Continue reading

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Catching a Whiff of the Eternal

What if the sense of smell did not exist? After all, no one can hear, touch, or see the aroma of new ground coffee beans, or the misty balm of jasmine blooms. Without the sense of smell we would never … Continue reading

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The Sense of God

“The mind which thinks it knows Reality because it has made a diagram of reality, is merely the dupe of its own categories.” “The ‘sense of God’ is not a metaphor. Innumerable declarations prove it to be a consciousness as … Continue reading

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The Cross

The cross isn’t a means of forgiveness. It’s proof of it.

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Ever Green

A companion piece to The Ugly Time Some lives are leafy limbs compelling eyes to gaze at them to acknowledge their convulsive beauty Naïve in their baseless joy they reign a scant and unremembered season then die having never truly … Continue reading

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