Author: Nike (---.donpac.ru)
Date: 01-15-06 10:27
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The little Love-god lying once asleep,
Laid by his side his heart-inflaming brand,
Whilst many nymphs that vow\'d chaste life to keep
Came tripping by; but in her maiden hand
The fairest votary took up that fire
Which many legions of true hearts had warm\'d;
And so the general of hot desire
Was, sleeping, by a virgin hand disarm\'d.
This brand she quenched in a cool well by,
Which from Love\'s fire took heat perpetual,
Growing a bath and healthful remedy,
For men diseas\'d; but I, my mistress\' thrall,
Came there for cure and this by that I prove,
Love\'s fire heats water, water cools not love.
If the artist sees nothing within him, then he should also refrain
from painting what he sees before him.
Caspar David Friedrich
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to
see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
St. Augustine 354-430, Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by