Arthur Danto helps me re-appreciate, if not re-capture, some of the nativity’s numinous joy.
There is a Life-threatening problem called Time.
For today, overcome the following delusions:
"In Bosch's Wayfarer ... a traveler is distracted by a small growling dog while walking the allegorical path of life…."
"One of the stars came unstuck from the firmament and darted in a white streak down the sky.”
“The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one…"
“A blazing star will descend … “
During the remote Bronze Age some 3500 years ago, a great and terrible war raged over the ownership of a trophy wife.
We retell the best stories, the ones that resonate, that teach how to be human.
“There were once two little girls who saw, or believed they saw, a thing in a forest.” Thus begins A.S. Byatt’s fairy tale about war.
King Solomon reveals secrets of Heavenly Espionage in his Testament.
Here lies Nzuzu, a fossilized water spirit, her petrified essence discovered inside green serpentine stone.
Good things can and do happen to good people.
Presidio is one of those eerie stories in the noir tradition about lost men and women outside society, exiles by temperament and by circumstance.
A dear friend tells me that, by using audio books, she regularly consumes two books a week. I am both astonished and intimidated.
Dread apparition in the sky!
A roaring star is dislodged, is falling toward us, and is burning up the world.
Here I am among the trees behind my house, battling grapevine that wants to swallow my wooded suburban lot.
It’s appalling, how much I forget of what I read.