Stained Glass, Light Metaphysics, and Medieval Allegorical Commentary — Canticum Salomonis

“The Old Testament is this vault which rises in a single rib, in a single groin, and the New Testament is the same rib that returns […]. And the keystone of this mystic vault is Jesus.”–Charles Péguy The windows that exclude weather and let in the light are the doctors who stand against the storms of […]

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Contemplation

As human beings, we need to feel valuable and worthwhile, which prevents us from sliding into deceptiveness and dishonesty. Think, meditate, reflect on ways you can help others besides yourself feel valuable and worthwhile. Maybe we can change the world? I believe the act of change requires some degree of reflecting, contemplation, etc. Thomas Merton […]

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What Can We Learn From Aristotle? — Classical Education Matters

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle Aristotle (384-322) is among the most influential philosophers in human history, often considered with Plato to be the “father of Western Philosophy.” Aristotle was interested in moral and ethical philosophy concerning the good life. He taught and practiced […]

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