Daily Archives: January 25, 2011

Laudate dominum

The laudate dominum is the opening verse of psalm 11. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes Laudate eum, omnes populi Quoniam confirmata est Super nos misericordia eius, Et veritas Domini manet in aeternum. Gloria Patri et Filio et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat … Continue reading

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The dark night

Stanzas of the Soul 1. One dark night, fired with love’s urgent longings – ah, the sheer grace! – I went out unseen, my house being now all stilled. 2. In darkness, and secure, by the secret ladder, disguised, – … Continue reading

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Democratic movement

An interesting  commentary on the revolution in Tunisia, Wikileaks and the involvement of US diplomacy and politics. Democratic movement

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I do not remember if I had any dreams about the future when I was younger. Surely I never guessed that my life developed the way it did. I never dreamed about owning my own house(s) in an Arab country. … Continue reading

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I am a Rock, I am an Island

“I am a Rock, I am an Island” Paul Simon My father died when I was 13 years old. He was a very strong man, with firm principles and a high standard of integrity. He thought me to live by … Continue reading

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I am a rock….

A winter’s day In a deep and dark December; I am alone, Gazing from my window to the streets below On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow. I am a rock, I am an island. I’ve built walls, A … Continue reading

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