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23 May 2011—Close your ears, then, when anyone preaches to you without speaking of Jesus Christ! — St. Ignatius of Antioch, Epistle to the Trallians, par 9.

13 May 2011—“We don't read poetry because it's cute. We read poetry because we are members of the human race, and the human race is filled with passion. Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits, and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. To quote from Whitman, ‘O me! O life! Of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless... of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life? Answer: That you are here—that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse.’ ‘That the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse.’ What will your verse be?" — John Keating, Dead Poets Society

1 Apr 2011—“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to...” — Bilbo Baggins

29 Sep 2010—Do not fail to follow in the footsteps of saints and of sound men. — St. Thomas Aquinas, Letter to Brother John.

13 Aug 2010—Preach faith into people's hearts by laying the Gospel promises before them. — C. F. W. Walther, Law & Gospel, p. 287.

16 Jun 2010—Close your ears, then, when anyone preaches to you without speaking of Jesus Christ! — St. Ignatius of Antioch, Epistle to the Trallians, par 9.

02 Jun 2010—Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. (Colossians 3:23-24)

07 Mar 2010—But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)

25 Feb 2010—I am yours, O Lord, save me. (Psalm 119:94)

31 Jan 2010—“We don't read poetry because it's cute. We read poetry because we are members of the human race, and the human race is filled with passion. Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits, and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. To quote from Whitman, ‘O me! O life! Of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless... of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life? Answer: That you are here—that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse.’ ‘That the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse.’ What will your verse be?" — John Keating, Dead Poets Society

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to...” — Bilbo Baggins

“I endeavour to be one of those who write because they have made some progress, and who, by means of writing, make further progress.“ — St. Augustine, Letters, CXLIII


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