We'll be back tomorrow with a regular post. His words are a reminder that suffering can unite us; in fact, our human suffering may be the essence of what unites us or ties us together at the deepest level. He was a Greek who preceded Jesus by at least five hundred years. Even Kurt's more beautiful ballads were sung in such a desperate way, you knew they were coming from his tortured soul and he was speaking for his fellow tortured grungers. The writer of the book of Hebrews in the Christian bible talks about how God disciplines the ones he loves.
But we have to make an effort in the United States. But we have to make an effort in the United States, we have to make an effort to understand, to get beyond these rather difficult times. After listening only one time through, I realized that Marvin's songs could have been written today, in our current social and political climate. After his parents divorced, he tried living with each parent but neither one could handle him and his out of control behavior. Race riots broke out in cities across America but not in Indianapolis. Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God. RealPlayer Basic free available at.
She suffered greatly, both physically and mentally, for a long time. At the time I was just beginning my work as a therapist, and although I had not yet formulated my ideas about compassion, I knew that the sermon carried a very profound message, and I have kept the hard copy ever since. We do this by joining with them rather than reassuring them that things are not really so bad or trying to help them see their position in a more positive light. Trying to convince someone that their fears or concerns are exaggerated can be helpful at times, but this is not the gesture of joining. In the second millennium B. As we go about creating our own maps that identify our goals and how to get there, we become wedded to these templates that we have constructed. We have to make an effort to understand, to get beyond, or go beyond these rather difficult times.
We will have difficult times. I will never forget it, my son and nephews may never understand it. His blog draws from these and other interests. Many of us have had drops of pain fall steadily upon our hearts, and despair, but how many open their hearts to God for His imparting of Grace? In sleep, before the heart of each, A woe-remembering travail sheds in dew Discretion, — ay, and melts the unwilling too By what, perchance, may be a graciousness Of gods, enforced no less, — As they, commanders of the crew, Assume the awful seat. Furthermore, the suggestion that God is complicit with misfortune, suffering, misery, inexplicable tradgey and evil is not foreign to the Christian tradition. I also welcome comments from those who are knowledgeable about Aeschylus more generally and about Agamemnon specifically. Or we can make an effort, as Martin Luther King did, to understand, and to comprehend, and replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across our land, with an effort to understand, compassion, and love.
I certainly recalled that Robert Kennedy made an emotional and moving extemporaneous statement on the night of Rev. This is heroic and our clients deserve to recognize this. Zeus greatly opposed this as he viewed humanity to be like cattle hence punished Prometheus. In my investigations of this quandary I discovered that the quotation was used in 1968 by U. Agamemnon mask Agamemnon is the first play in the trilogy The Oresteia, telling the bloody story of the family of Agamemnon, King of Argos.
Turns out now that things are exactly what they used to be, aren't they? And let's dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see the. If as the poet declares that the Grace is bequeathed by God or the Greek god s then one might entertain that Grace has the eternalness of God as an attribute of God. Harry Cassin Publisher and Editor Andy Spalding Senior Editor Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor Richard L. But out of all that came this sweet, beautiful voice and a message of healing, hope and accountability.
We can move in that direction as a country, in greater polarization -- black people amongst blacks, and white amongst whites, filled with hatred toward one another. In this difficult day, in this difficult time for the United States, it's perhaps well to ask what kind of a nation we are and what direction we want to move in. Therefore, the One who allowed us this experience here intervenes with His Grace to give rescue from that blissful state of painful agony. We can do well in this country. He gifted them the means to progress e. And that is good to know.
And we will have difficult times in the future. Although my ancient Greek is rusty and Aeschylus is above my skill level, the Browning translation clearly reveals the most of the dense Greek original, which is much richer though perhaps not as poetic? My favorite poem, my -- my favorite poet was Aeschylus. And of course, Martin Luther King's dream inspired the civil rights movement. Many contemporary writers take a particular interest in re-framing human suffering, thereby giving it a context or a meaning so that we are more able to accept it and, at times, embrace it. It is not the end of violence; it is not the end of lawlessness; and it's not the end of disorder.
Marvin Gaye came out of an abusive, dysfunctional home, had trouble with authority, and probably just as much trouble allowing himself to be loved. We will have difficult times. I have some very sad news for all of you, and, I think, sad news for all of our fellow citizens, and people who love peace all over the world; and that is that Martin Luther King was shot and was killed tonight in Memphis, Tennessee. We would need grace in some manner — given by God non the lease. It is also written in the gospels that Jesus learned obedience by the things he suffered. It is fed by the remembrance of the loss, the absence of what or who once gave a wholeness to our perception of our world Yet this pain is all we have to hold on to or how to honor our departed loved one. I think it means beyond our understanding.
Your own path you make with every step you take. And he named his first band Fecal Matter. My favorite poem, my — my favorite poet was Aeschylus. Or we can make an effort, as Martin Luther King did, to understand and to comprehend, and replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across our land, with an effort to understand, compassion and love. Stamets Contributing Editor Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor Eric Carlson Contributing Editor Bill Steinman Contributing Editor Aarti Maharaj Contributing Editor We remember the shock and fear in the air in 1963 when President Kennedy was assassinated. Learning the specifics helps me understand why novelist Krueger wanted to use the Aeschylus quotation in a novel, but, in my view, does not justify putting those words into Rev.