Earth has gone up from its Gethsemane, And now on Golgotha is crucified; The spear is twisted in the tortured side; The thorny crown still works its cruelty. Hark! while the victim suffers on the tree, There sound through starry spaces, far and wide, Such words as in the last despair are cried: “My God!
Christ the Lord is ris’n today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia! Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia! Where thy victory, O grave?
From Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. Link coming.
Along the Via Dolorosa, Way of Grief. The top photo is of an impression of Jesus’ hand as he stumbled while carrying the cross. Top row middle, Station VII along the way where Jesus fell a second time. Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Entry to the tomb. This site has a telling of Via Dolorosa
The religious value of such a picture lies in its power to revive personal memories. Death is one of the most solemn realities in the world; it is the door by which one passes from the seen and temporal into the more immediate consciousness of things unseen and eternal. Commentary on Decent from the Cross
The state of Western Civilization notwithstanding, today will be even gloriouser than yesterday. Pax vobiscum.
This looks like something that would be fun to make with… oh, I don’t know… a little boy, doesn’t it? 😉 From The Best of Bon Appetit (1979) brought to you courtesy of Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. (More info here; similar recipe here.) “This bread may be frozen and decorated
From The Best of Bon Appetit (1979) Be creative! Make this in the shape of a bunny instead of a duck! More info here; similar recipe here.) “Each slice of this festive bread will show a swirl of raspberry, chocolate and nuts.” —The Best of Bon Appetit (1979) “Duck may be prepared a day ahead.
Written Monday, April 1, 2018 This morning I looked into the future and determined that I was not going to be wholly productive today, and I was correct. But I ought to do something, right? So I looked to see what sort of things I had previously posted about Easter. It appears I had a
[Read in your Mind’s best New Jersey accent.] It’s over. I couldn’t be happier. I mean, I watched six fuckin’ seasons of this shit and what do I get as a.. what’s it called?… a de-nu-somtingorfucking other. I get a family in a diner. I get Meadow so incompetent that she can’t even parallel park
Here’s some background. I am in a *really* bad mood. Thus, I am looking for something stupid to call out based on its stupidity. 2017 – 1999 = 18 ! I’m pretty sure the Fahrenheit scale has been around since… for about 300 years (1784). And I’m pretty sure human beings have been keeping track
See the eggs? Note the attire. Last evening, we rolled out the menu. Daughter C asked, “What’s the attire?” Mr. Big Food said, “Farm casual.”
Back on The Farm, where we belong. Mr. Big Food’s culinary creativity never ceases to amaze. It is Easter. Our Traditional Easter Dinner is ham & fixin’s. The Mississippi State Van deposited us on our Country Doorstep and not thirty minutes later, Mr. Big Food had retrieved from the Deep Freeze some lovely ham steaks
Christ, the Lord, is risen today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heavens, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia! Lo! the Sun’s eclipse is over, Alleluia! Lo! He sets in blood no more,
It going to be cold tonight.When it’s cold, the smart thing to do is divvy up the space into small units & heat only those that are necessary.Rocky is under the covers. Missy’s on top of them. The door is closed and I can still smell Daughter C’s fire which warms the greater surrounds.I’ll go
had as good a weekend as I. Easter Sunday Dinner Dessert Between us, Daughter C & I took over 200 photographs in three days. We had friends over. La Girl with la Cool Name.
My latest Books Bygone column is out in our little newspaper. Also available here— along with all of the others! Take a look!It begins: Long, long ago, in a time far, far away—that would be before the days of Pinterest—crafty souls got their creative inspiration from magazines and books. These “idea” books often focused on
Al-le-lu-ia! From The Cokesbury Hymnal published by The Cokesbury Press, Nashville, Tenn., copyright 1923.
Jesus’ last meeting with his disciples; Jesus appearing on the shores of Galilee From The Bible Story Book: A Complete Narration from Genesis to Revelation for Young and Old (new and revised) by Elsie E. Egermeir, published by The Warner Press, Anderson Indiana, copyright 1923 … 1939, discarded by the DuBois Public Library. Thanks, Mom,