Cry in the Beginnings so You Can Smile in the End

When the whole nation of Israel entered the Promised Land, God provided a liturgy for the reaffirmation of the Covenant (found back in Deut. 28) complete with 49 (7 x 7) blessings and 49 curses, by the count of the Rabbis. We find the reaffirmation liturgy in Josh. 9. The imagery of the location is …

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Technology Is not the Problem – Nature Is not the Solution

I recently started listening to the Amon Sûl podcast, an Orthodox thematic exploration of Middle Earth. That has led to poking around other Lord of the Rings related things. I have been disturbed (but not surprised) by the discussion around Tom Bombadil (an ancient nature sprite, as old as Middle Earth itself) who appears in …

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