Have I told you about my George MacDonald? I call him mine because I have decided to keep him in my heart forever. (It is a decision I do not make lightly.) He was Scottish and of course that makes him wonderful. Also, he was C.S. Lewis' favorite author. But that's not exactly why I … Continue reading My MacDonald
I think I was made to enjoy epic poetry. It never ceases to amaze me just how much pleasure I receive from these books. It's not just the meter, the flow of words as steady as the ocean. It's not just the plot of them either, each tumescent in its own glorious array. It's not … Continue reading Enjoying The Epic Of Today
O how can beautie maister the most strong? And simple truth subdue avenging wrong? A dram of sweet is worth a pound of sowre: ... truth is, that love hath no powr To looken backe: his eyes be fixed before ~ Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene Love is challenging, consuming, sparking, flaring, hot. Love is … Continue reading The Faerie Queene!
Chapter 15 How To Outwit The Six Ghosts of Fear In this, the last chapter of a truly memorable self-help book, Napoleon Hill goes into detail about fears: their causes, their cycles, their effects, and their multiple symptoms. He defines them as the fear of poverty, illness, criticism, loss of love from someone, old age … Continue reading Think and Grow Rich: Last Chapter!
Oh darn. In this chapter Napoleon Hill details how he used his imagination to council with the "life units" of other men, both living and dead. You read that correctly. He communed with noted historical figures after studying about their lives. Then, to his shock, his sixth sense became active and allowed him to really … Continue reading Think and Grow Rich: Chapter 14