Harmony in Creation

There is a natural human longing to understand where we came from. Finite as we are, we fear where we are going and demand understanding of where we came. For this reason, theologies, doctrines, and dogmas become not frameworks around which we develop, and to the best of our abilities, answer the questions of our existence, but rigid courses of supposed understanding.

Beowulf (Opening Lines)

Hwæt! We Gar-Dena   in gear-dagum þeod-cyninga,   þrym gefrunon, hu ða æþelingas   ellen fremedon! Oft Scyld Scefing   sceaþena þreatum monegum mægþum   meodo-setla ofteah; egsode eorl[as]   syððan ærest wearð feasceaft funden;   he þæs frofre gebad, weox under wolcnum,   weorð-myndum þah, oðæt him æghwylc   þara ymb-sittendra ofer hron-rade   hyran scolde, gomban gyldan.   Þæt wæs god cyning! And now, for you who cannot read old English… What were we War-Danes … Continue reading Beowulf (Opening Lines)