by E. L. Core
A number you never see on the nightly news.
“Personal approval” vs. “Job approval”?
Dr. Kermit Gosnell — a “barbaric” “monster” — is on trial in Philadelphia for murdering one woman and seven babies. The major TV networks and big-city newspapers want America to know nothing about it, so they are ignoring the story: a deliberate conspiracy of silence, demonstrating their intellectual and moral depravity. Kirsten Powers, a Democratic […]
A Hairbreadth ’Tis in the twinkle of escape That all our safety lies. Of danger—whatsoe’er the shape— The nearness naught implies: This side is life; that side, a breath Of deviation, instant death. ’Tis in the present I am free The mental die to cast; The future yet of mastery Is palsied as the past; Between, the breathless balance still Awaits the hesitating will. Epiphany Reason, have done! Of thee I’ll none While face to face I see the sun. Be thine the ray To point the way In darkness: but, behold, ’tis day. Should faith divine Forbear to shine, Again I’ll place my hand in thine. For in thy sight To walk aright Is prelude to the perfect light. The Sisters The waves forever move; The hills forever rest: Yet each the heavens approve, And love alike hath blessed A Martha’s household care, A Mary’s cloistered prayer. Purification From flame to snow— E’en so Must all perfection flow. Each pure desire Is fledged with fire And needs must grow From dark to light, Till, passion past, Transfigured in its flight, It stand at last Unblushing on the topmost height With sister souls in white, To follow still the Lamb Wherever He may go. Moments Like the manna, mute as snow, Swift the moments come & go, Each sufficient for the needs Of the multitude it feeds; One to all, and all to one, Superfluity to none, […]