#111 – Elf-King

Who's riding late in windy plains wild? It is the father with his child; He has the boy held in his arm, He embraces him close, he keeps him warm. "My son, why cover your face in such fear?" "You don't see the Elf-king father, drawing near? The King of Elves with crown and tail!" … Continue reading #111 – Elf-King

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Forgiveness with no remorse.

In this essay I will be attempting to answer the question: 'is it conceptually possible to forgive someone who does not show remorse?' Beginning this with the definition of forgiveness, pardoning, and neglect, I will then move on to an extreme example by Fyodor Dostoyevsky in his novel The Brothers Karamazov, going on to explore the possibility of forgiveness with no anger or resentment, and also … Continue reading Forgiveness with no remorse.

#107 – Ode to Poseidon

Behold, The sea like ribbons Lick the waist and thighs Of that which it knows to be its God. He is Of the same line As the heavens and the dead. With the body lean, And the trident poised, Riding horses from the sea, The Earth-shaker comes to tame.

The Bible and Orthodox Tradition.

'The Holy Scriptures: The first place we give to the Holy Scriptures: the Bible, Old and New Testaments. The Bible is understood by Orthodox Christians to be the principal written record of the experience by God's people of God's revealing Himself to them. It is understood that the Church, therefore, wrote the Bible. The Bible is the word of … Continue reading The Bible and Orthodox Tradition.