Pearl Grey With Jaggedy Edges

A simple doggerel quickly written down in an inconvenient moment came like a blast, and as soon as it came, it left. I was thinking of the ordinariness of God’s grace, and our apprehension of it. It passes over us, and lest we fail to reach out for it, it will pass us by. We mustContinue reading “Pearl Grey With Jaggedy Edges”

Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #7

  Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (/ˈsɔrən ˈkɪərkəɡɑrd/ or /ˈkɪərkəɡɔr/; Danish: [ˈsɶːɐn ˈkiɐ̯ɡəɡɒːˀ] ( listen)) (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic, and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher.[5] He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology and philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables. Much of his philosophical work deals with the issues of how one lives as aContinue reading “Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #7”

Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #6

Max Ehrmann (1872-1945) Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loudContinue reading “Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #6”

Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #5

~Victor Hugo – Les Miserables  “Deep hearts, wise minds, take life as God has made it. It is a long trial; An unintelligible preparation for an unknown destiny. This destiny, the true one, begins for man at the first step in the interior of the tomb.” “There he begins to discern the definite. The definite, thinkContinue reading “Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #5”