Tag: death

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

An unsurpassed legacy has reached its temporal conclusion.  The greatest sports figure and celebrity of the 20th century has passed.  Rather than mourn his death, we continue to celebrate his life and its many facets.   Rather than poorly retelling a complex life story, I […]

farewell great lady

farewell great lady

We celebrate Maya Angelou’s life, cherish her wisdom, and learn from her words.  But we will do so without her now, 28 May, 2014.   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God,” she wrote in the most recent post […]

Easter

Easter

  Easter is the Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christian tradition links the date of the Easter celebration to the Hebrew calendar based on a combination of astronomical events. Easter and the Jewish Passover festival are strongly connected. The passion of Jesus Christ […]

Peter O'Toole lá breithe

Peter O'Toole lá breithe

He has officially retired from acting and the public.  And he is missed.  We have so much of his work to enjoy that it matters little.  As long as he is in good health and prospers – but that is no longer, I fear, his […]

The Lama, the book and Leonard Cohen

The Lama, the book and Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen narrates a film on The Tibetan Book of the Dead, featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama (1994) 5 part video series, an hour in total. According to Buddhist scholar and translator Robert Thurman (father of Uma), The Tibetan Book of the Dead, or Bardo Thodol, “organizes the […]

The iron finger of an angry God

The iron finger of an angry God

Your religion was written on tables of stone by the iron finger of an angry God, lest you might forget it. The red man could never remember nor comprehend it. Our religion is the traditions of our ancestors, the dreams of our old men, given […]

Unfortunately not all vigilantes are like Bruce Wayne.

Unfortunately not all vigilantes are like Bruce Wayne.

This is in progress. I deleted everything – I keep changing my mind as to the purpose of bringing such darkness here. Wiki Page for reference to the details and timeline of the case. 15 July: Okay, I am ready. I think. 16 July: Initially […]

Sacrifice Of A Small Beauty

Sacrifice Of A Small Beauty

Sacrifice of a Small Beauty by Ismaeel de Silva Hijazi The Flower of a Mercy Raised Up, Destined to receive that golden cup, A draught of bittersweet you did sup, To rouse the heedless and lift them up. Dead before death, In your heart nothing left, […]


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