Monthly Archives: March 2016

Meditating Four Quartets: The Dry Salvages (I/3)

When T. S. Eliot was ten years old his father built a summer home in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and from that point on Eliot spent the summers of his youth there. He and his brother were taught to sail by an … Continue reading

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Jeremy Irons reads “The Dry Salvages”

This may be my favorite reading of the third poem of The Four Quartets.

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“Justice and mercy are the same thing”

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Meditating Four Quartets: The Dry Salvages (I/2)

Lowcountry proverb: The Ashley and Cooper Rivers meet at the city of Charleston to form the Atlantic Ocean. The river is within us, the sea is all about us; / The sea is the land’s edge also, the granite, / Into … Continue reading

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The Dry Salvages

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“I entered myself when I entered Christ”

How is it they live for eons in such harmony—the billions of stars when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their mind against someone they know. There are wars where no on marches with a flag, … Continue reading

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Thou shalt set the time one hour ahead …

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The Apophaticism of St Thomas Aquinas

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