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christine-bottaro's picture
Sep.05.2010
  "Body of Christ," said the priest up at the altar and held up the Host.     "What's that?" my sister asked, now five years old.  I was six. "A little wafer of special bread.  The priest blessed it.  Shhhh," said my mother. "I have to go to the...
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May.02.2009
Into the Mouth of MadnessThesis: Without the spark of enlightenment, reason fails to adequately see and thus we enter gropingly, into the ‘Mouth of Madness.’ IntroductionSimilar to Toto, who chose to look behind the curtain of Oz, the Greeks began to seek beyond their mythology, the penchant...
bro-smith-sgs's picture
May.02.2009
Into the Mouth of MadnessThesis: Without the spark of enlightenment, reason fails to adequately see and thus we enter gropingly, into the ‘Mouth of Madness.’ IntroductionSimilar to Toto, who chose to look behind the curtain of Oz, the Greeks began to seek beyond their mythology, the penchant...
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Apr.02.2009
                                               Limitations of Speech  Much of what we say does not carry its burdened intent, nor does it unfold before us the intentions of those whose thoughts and feelings are metered, relying on time to penetrate what invisible barriers resists our feeble efforts...
bro-smith-sgs's picture
Mar.02.2009
(Note: This is geared for the Aquarian mind, and those who salute, “Mother Earth, Brother Sun and Sister Moon”)   In this segment I will discuss and expound the three voices of the world   Through observance we go out in the following ways:   The first way: is when we consider what everything...
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Feb.03.2009
As promised this is the follow-up to Jan 09 Blog.  If you have followed me throughout the past year, you will recall, that I spoke concerning various factors, which lend themselves to this dilemma. To recap, the parable of Achilles instructed us that we lend ourselves, just as the trees of Lebanon...
bro-smith-sgs's picture
Feb.03.2009
As promised this is the follow-up to Jan 09 Blog.  If you have followed me throughout the past year, you will recall, that I spoke concerning various factors, which lend themselves to this dilemma. To recap, the parable of Achilles instructed us that we lend ourselves, just as the trees of Lebanon...
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Jan.19.2009
Brother’s Keeper-- Devil’s Advocate   As this New Year begins, recognize that there is one less for us to reconcile ourselves. There are always two things we are accountable for; time and what took place within a span of time. Nothing more, nothing less. This is true whether before one another or...
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Dec.02.2008
The Life of a Mystic The average individual has seldom understood the Mystic, this is often because they conceive the Mystic Life, with its ceaseless spiritual activity, and its restlessness, which knows no stay until it reaches its goal, as a life of tranquility, if not one of indolence and ease....