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The Burbs and the Bees

What many people do not know about the great fall is that the fallen angels fell in the form of insects. The almighty God, with his human eyes and human beard, demanded with a cast of his hand only one thing— 759 more words

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Gustav Dore's Illustrations for John Milton's Paradise Lost (1866, Cassell & Co)

Gustav Dore (1832 – 1883) was one of the pre-eminent illustrators of the Victorian age. Born in Paris, and working mainly through wooden engraved prints he produced illustrations for everyone from Byron to Edgar Allen Poe. 124 more words


Space Paces, Elusive Serpents

In time we find
though never lost
in trimmed gardens

The search alone
we sidle walls
flash furtive glance

In green maze
morning haze drops… 37 more words


Seeds for Meditation ~ From "Paradise Lost"

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..” ~ John Milton


The Garden

Read Genesis 2:4b-9, 15-25


“The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.

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Paradise Lost: Okinawa 2004-2005

“The only paradise is paradise lost.”  ~ Marcel Proust

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.”  ~~ John Milton, … 3,223 more words


Home Movies: Who’s the Bigger Criminal, Whitey Bulger or the FBI?

In the Irish-American neighborhood of South Boston, parents wanted their children to excel. Kevin Weeks, whose brothers both went to Harvard, matriculated instead into organized crime. 1,477 more words