Dumbeldore’s Greatness

Dumbeldore’s Greatness

From the beginning Dumbledore is rumored to be great. So great is he that in Lord Voldemort’s prime his only fear was Dumbledore. But having read through the first three books so far, it’s peculiar how little Dumbledore has done. One night he waived his...
Harry Potter on Being Marked by Love

Harry Potter on Being Marked by Love

* When Harry Potter asks Dumbledore to explain how he survived Lord Voldemort’s attack the night his parent’s died, Dumbledore says that his mother’s sacrifice of love protected him. Your mother died to save you. If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it...
Between The City and The Land

Between The City and The Land

Concrete and semi-trucks are the connection between most cities and farms. It is a  relationship is mediated by processing plants and grocery stores. Even the most food sensitive among us are disconnected from the land and its tenants. There has been a recent...
The Lesson of Yan Hui [Dawnielle Read Through]

The Lesson of Yan Hui [Dawnielle Read Through]

Duke Ai asked [Confucius], “Who among your disciples might be said to love learning?”Kongzi [Confucius] answered, “There was one named Yan Hui who loved learning. He never misdirected his anger, and never made the same mistake twice. Unfortunately,...
Please Pass The Human.

Please Pass The Human.

I wrote this senior year of high-school. It has an awkward feel to it. Forgive me. First and foremost this note is unnecessary, for it will not change the heart of any man. I have been reading a lot of books this summer containing a diversity of themes and theses and...