(The) Golden String (William Blake Quoted in Bede Griffiths’ Autobiography)

“In one of the “Notebooks” of the great English Romantic poet William Blake, there’s a beautiful stanza which ultimately ended as the epigraph of “To the Christians” plate of his prophetic poem “Jerusalem”: I give you the end of a golden string;    Only wind it into a ball, It will lead you in at… Read more

No Wisdom But in Submission to the Gods

“There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished.” (Sophocles. Antigone)

Three Truths which Are Absolute

“There are three truths which are absolute, and which cannot be lost, but yet may remain silent for lack of speech. I. The soul of man is immortal, and its future is the future of a thing whose growth and splendour have no limit. II. The principle which gives life dwells in us and without… Read more