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Man frage nicht, by Karl Kraus

Two translations and the original:


Don’t ask why all this time I never spoke,
Wordless am I,
and won’t say why.
And silence reigns because the bedrock broke. 337 more words

A Poem

Flee from the Abomination of Desolation

Mark 13:14-20

“14 So when you see the ‘abomination of desolation,’ spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not” (let the reader understand), “then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 1,350 more words

Words Of Life

Nico Strauch.

Photographer Nico Strauch. Portfolio here.


Void and Fullness

Wednesday I sat down to knit and the emptiness that had dogged me all day came over me.  I tried to accept the Void as gift, reminding myself that hunger anticipates satisfaction.   538 more words

Desolation and Retribution ~ Part one: The vengeance

Creeping into the  desolate night
Sword at hand and
Vengeance at heart
He waited,
Waited for that moment in time -
A minute of liberation: 116 more words


Poem 346 - The Life on the Sea

In my eyes is reflected
The cold grey expanse of the sea
The endless wastes of bristling foam
Beneath skies that are cruel and empty. 107 more words


What Is the ‘Abomination of Desolation’?

Dan Doriani writes an excellent take on the ‘Abomination of Desolation’ of Matthew 24:15, Mark 13:14 and Luke 21:20:

What Is the ‘Abomination of Desolation’? | TGC | The Gospel Coalition… 624 more words