set of verses from my grandmother

12 February 2024

The little italic notes alongside some of these sciptures are thoughts that my Grandmother had written alongside some of these scriptures that she had copied down.

Isaiah 54:17 - No weapon formed against you shall prosper and every tongue that rises against you in judgment you shall condemn. This is but the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their righteousness is from me saith the Lord.

Isaiah 55:6-7 - Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upo [...continue reading]

selected excerpts from Thomas Merton's the pocket

31 January 2024

"All sin starts from the assumption that my false self, the self that exists only in my egocentric desires (the flesh), is the fundamental reality of life to which everything else in the universe is ordered. Thus I use up my life in the desire for pleasures and the thirst of experiences, for power, honor, knowledge, and love to clothe this false self and construct its nothingness into something objectively real. And I wind experiences around myself and cover myself with pleasures and glo [...continue reading]

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