Thankful for When Children Were Young

Thankful for When Children Were Young

“..and perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day.” Virgil, The Aeneid I have to admit it: it’s been hard for me recently as I think back on when my children were younger. A few days ago my wife and I, and our eight year old son—who is...
Better than Any Camera

Better than Any Camera

“Imagining is within our power whenever we wish.” Aristotle, On the Soul Studying human nature often gives occasion for wonder and gratitude. This line from Aristotle really struck me. We have been studying what he calls the interior sense powers. One of them is the...
Seeking Memory Eternal

Seeking Memory Eternal

“May his memory be eternal.” “Vichnaya Pamyat.” (in Ukrainian) Traditional Byzantine Prayer for the Dead It seems that in this prayer for the dead we are really at the heart of life. Just as we are on Ash Wednesday. We ask that there be memory: indeed an...

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