Keepers of the Flame

“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” ― Gustav Mahler A poem inspired by these words, the tides of history, and the importance of conserving our traditions to the maintenance of civilization. Traditions pass from ear to earA fateful guide to the lost soulAn eternal binding we find most dearAContinue reading “Keepers of the Flame”

The Spirit of Thanksgiving

The story of Thanksgiving holds many common themes found in numerous holidays from across the ages. A people sent adrift in a strange land, unprepared for the perils and hardship. They find themselves set upon by famine and hunger, threatened with oblivion. Then, a kind people take notice of their plight and offer a tradeContinue reading “The Spirit of Thanksgiving”