Seeds That Spark

(By me on 7/11/2012) Some of us are born with a seed that holds a spark within Up our spine we climb Jacob’s ladder to illumination To see the light, you must first earn the rite Above our heads, Burning candles in the night In our blood, ancient memories burn...

How the Britons, compelled by the great famine, drove the barbarians out of the their territories, and soon after there ensued, along with abundance of corn, decay of morals, pestilence, and the downfall of the nation | Book 1 | Chapter 13

IN the meantime, the aforesaid famine distressing the Britons more and more, and leaving to posterity a lasting memory of its mischievous effects, obliged many of them to submit themselves to the depredators; though others still held out, putting their trust in God,...

How the same holy man gave sight to the blind daughter of a tribune, and then coming to St. Alban, there received of his relics, and left other relics of the blessed Apostles and other martyrs [429 A.D.] | Book 1 | Chapter 17

After this, a certain man, who held the office of tribune, came forward with his wife, and brought his blind daughter, a child of ten years of age, to be healed of the bishops. They ordered her to be brought to their adversaries, who, being rebuked by their own...