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  • The Journey Home - Part 3: Signposts Read
    16 Nov 2021 • 10 min read • 5 0
    This final part will be by far the most difficult to write. This is not for lack of data or history, nor memory or knowledge; but simply because that which I am to write about I do not fully understan...
  • The Monk and the Supermarket
    10 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    The day had arrived at the great Mount Hasna. The greatest day that could ever be on Mount Hasna. The day of the Hasna. ~ Mount Hasna was well-known, and yet, almost entirely unknown. It was that retr...
  • The Journey Home - Part 2: The Dawn of the New Atheist
    02 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 5 0
    So, where was I? Ah yes, I remember, I was 15 years old, then leaving High School, and I was as almost all teenagers are, completely sure of myself. But not only was I your typical arrogant teen, I wa...
  • The Journey Home - Part 1: A-theist Conditioning
    23 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 9 2
    It's public knowledge now that I'm undertaking my RCIA, The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults , or Ordo Initiationis Christianae Adultorum, the process for prospective converts to Catholicism to ...
  • On Tradition: The Flower and the Soil
    13 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 3 1
    It's been said that tradition is like a flower. Its form, its species never changes. And yet each season, each cycle of culture, its flowers and leaves need acclimatize themselves to the atmospheric c...
  • Decisions, Decisions...
    06 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Aye, that's what they say isn't it? 'Decisions, decisions', the penultimate statement of the modern world before something not all that drastic happens. But it is all decisions I guess, big ones, smal...
  • Keep Thy Mind in Hell and Despair Not
    17 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 8 1
    Six months after going to the Holy Mountain St. Silouan was blessed to experience a vision of Christ in glory, in which he experienced the full Christ, and the life of Christ. Eventually he felt this ...
  • Review: Pig (2021)
    14 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    I recently watched Pig (2021). The plot is actually fairly simple. The story follows Robin Feld (Nicolas Cage), a former pro/cult-chef who has since turned into a reclusive truffle forager. A pursuit ...
  • Out Past the Crossroads
    31 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Bought a secondhand bicycle the other day. Modern enough to have problems, old enough to actually work. I trust it, it’s no more than it is. Tatty in places, clunks and clicks as it goes, wires poking...
  • The Mind, The Tyrant
    14 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 6 0
    A young French philosopher is seated in a courtyard, deep in rural France. The courtyard is heated by a warm humidity, the sun easing itself into and over everything within sight. The day is humble, t...
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