In 1867, Matthew Arnold wrote "Dover Beach", a haunting poem evoking the "melancholy, long, withdrawing roar" of the Sea of Faith. As a boomer who finished Catholic elementary school in 1964 and then watched my Church falter, I've found the roar all too audible. So here I wait, listening for the whispers of that Sea's invincible return.
Friday, June 01, 2012
"If you're not getting flak...
... you're not over the target."
Probably old hat to everyone but me, but I saw that turn of phrase for the first time today, and love it.