Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

By Sophie Stephens Page 4 .  .  . A seemingly inconspicuous Friday night with the family, in my mind. There wasn’t much to do in my small town of Stronghurst, but with the holiday season coming around within the month and the newfound chill in the air--smelling of the anticipation of the first snow we … Continue reading Excerpt: Just Before the Dawn (Sicut Ante Lucem)

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Imitation: Bacon “Of Studies”

"Of Wishes" Wishes serve for dreams, creativity, and ambition. Dreaming is for pastime; creativity, for individuals and freedom; and ambition, for desire. For erudite people can work for pleasure, but performance comes best from the aspiration of wishes. To spend too much time wishing is idle; to wish too little is precocious; and to base … Continue reading Imitation: Bacon “Of Studies”