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Plot Challenge of the Week

It never ends. I’m finished with all my work for this semester, and now I’ve started into Summa of the Summa, Peter Kreeft’s summary of Thomas Aquinas’  192 more words

Writing Challenge

Grinworthy Quotes (4)

I apologize for taking so long to post another one of these. Here is Nicholas of Cusa (a.k.a. Cusano, a.k.a. Nikolaus von Kues) (1401–1464) on the primacy of intelligent people from… 90 more words


R’s last post

No amount of reflection helped me this morning. I was reflecting about my toaster. It broke and the two of us had a little struggle. … 605 more words

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Haibun Thinking - Alchemy the Mysterious!

Alchemy, The Mysterious

The nature of alchemy is magical and mysterious, a seemingly miracle process of transformation, creation, or combination. I do admit to a fascination of the unknown and alchemy does seem to have been a mystical approach to science. 254 more words

Haibun Thinking

Philosopher Fridays: Aquinas on Sacred Science and Divine Ambiguity

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick out and explain what draws me back to their works again and again. 1,565 more words