Tag Archives: Gnomonic Verses
St DOMINIQUE VENNER (died 2013)Via Viatores Quaerit. St Augustine(The Way seeks Travellers). On Tuesday,Sanctus Dominique,May his Name be Blessed,despairing of that peace of mind men seek,awakened from the dream of his unrest,to find within the Vision of his Mental DisarrayHis … Continue reading
When I was very youngthere was something called “Grownups”.(Like dinosaurs they are now “extinct” –the stage after “endangered species”). Occasionally, a Grownup would say,“I was miles away!” We children would look at the Grownupwith wonder.How did he do it without … Continue reading
The Faith Homes of the World,Buddhist, Moslem, Christian,have acquired spiritual bolt-onsbuilt by enterprising entrepreneurswhose Collection Boxesfunnel the money into hands that have slipped in between the sheets. Thou shalt not kill.(But need-st not striveofficiously to keep alive.) Thou shalt not … Continue reading
Nature’s miniatureopalescent crystal ball. Explore it from outside-inand your finest scientific eyesare lost in its unimaginable vastnesswhich opens onto the totality of the outer universe. Nothing can be seenby blinded scientific eyesof the everything there.For the would-be observer dissolves. Explore … Continue reading
Ethics is the highest science,concerning itself with survival,not merely knowall. A man without Ethics,ever thinkingnever seeing,is already drowning;ever sinking ever lowerin his diminishing sea of being. .
How glad I amthat I am hereand not somewhere else. (If I weresomewhere else,I’d be here.) No escape, then! .
The stringof Being winds throughout a luminous universe. Everythingyour hand reaches out to graspis Adam’s curseand a knotappears within your mind. Your original faceis suddenly forgot,hid in your own entanglement. .