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Beauty Beyond Expression

Alexander: When will you finish Campaspe?
Apelles: Never finish: for always in absolute beauty there is somewhat above art.
Lyly’s Campaspe

One of the great (no pun intended) things about Alexander is that he is so much part of our cultural memory that one never knows where he might crop up next.

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How Shall I Find Him?

“The cry of the human heart in all ages and in every moment is, ‘Where is God and how shall I find him?’ — No, friend, I will not accept your testimony to the contrary — not though you may be as well fitted as ever one of eight hundred millions to come forward with it. 181 more words

George MacDonald


February 20th 

“So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”

Matthew 6:34 (NLT)

…the word morrow must stand for any and every point of the future. 522 more words


The baptism of repentance (MacDonald)

February 15th

When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent a message by his disciples and asked Him, “Are You the One who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” … 615 more words


A Mighty Hope

“Christ is the pledge that I shall one day see;

That one day, still with him, I shall awake,

And know my God, at one with him and free. 59 more words

George MacDonald

Grow Better

‘I don’t know how to thank you.’

Then I will tell you. There is only one way I care for. Do better, and grow better, and be better. 6 more words

George MacDonald

Strange Elements

“I went home very quietly, as I say, thinking about the strange elements that not only combine to make life, but must be combined in our idea of life, before we can form a true theory about it.”

– George MacDonald

Discovering Reality