The Tooth (next day repost)

The whole tooth and nothing but the tooth… the tooth is not free. Here it comes, dad said, as he lowered the bucket and then the handle broke wiping out my tooth but the root was OK… the answer was a crown. Fifty years of cleanings with some caries and a bout with periodontitis, impactContinue reading “The Tooth (next day repost)”

Our Gift (next day repost)

The Child came to a world at Peace. The world today is in utter uproar –   “Shameless worldliness, frivolous pleasure, and brutal sensuality are the vogue.” [1] The unholy have the means … to disrupt our youth. Most alarming is their untruth corrupting innocence. Overcoming the tribal demand requires fervent resolve We can notContinue reading “Our Gift (next day repost)”

IX The Hermit (next day repost)

(from the Meditations on the Tarot) In solitude but not alone, exercising inner strength. With expectant longing, practicing prudence. The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie with the goat, the calf will sit with the lion, and the little child will lead them.[1] The Hermit synthesizes – idealism and realism, pragmatismContinue reading “IX The Hermit (next day repost)”