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La Cathédrale Engloutie

So nifty! I love learning new things! 🙂

Good Music Speaks

There is a region in Northwest France that is named Brittany.  This is the home of the ethnic group of Bretons, who speak the ancient Celtic language of Breton.  This language is related to Cornish, and more distantly related to Welsh.  The ancestors of the Bretons came to this part of France over 1,000 years ago from the southern part of Great Britain.

ys bookThere is an ancient Breton tale, told in a number a versions, of the mythical city of Ys.  The city was located near the Bay of Douarnenez on the coast of the Brittany region.  There are several changing elements to the tale, but in all cases the city was below sea level and protected by the walls of a dike, with only one gate.  The king Gralon was the holder of the one and only key to the gate.  Inevitably, the key is stolen and the city…

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No Greater Love

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DSC_4577 MLK_edited-1 Ten niches at London’s Westminster Abbey honor 20th century martyrs. Here are three of those ten women and men.

Today is the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.  He championed the cause of the oppressed in the United States. Archbishop Oscar Romero championed the cause of the oppressed in El Salvador. Deitrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor who opposed the Nazi state.

“There is no greater love than this: that a person would lay down his life for the sake of his friends.”

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Hero or Villain

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Books, Music, Photography, & Movies

I saw this painting yesterday in a restaurant named ‘The Tuck Shop‘ where we had been for our dinner after the gym. There were many like this, but this one caught my eye because of the way it delivered a quote from my favorite superhero movie, The Dark Knight, in a painting. Very neatly done. I was so tempted to buy it, but since I don’t have any space in my home for the paintings I had to let it go. The cost of the painting in ₹ is also captured. Anyone fancy it?


In case you need the quote clearly here it is:

You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

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toxic people

These are wise words and inspiring observations. I enjoyed reading this post and gained some encouragement from it. Please be sure to click the link to check out more deep thoughts, beautiful photography, and fantastical artwork from Carrie Hilgert!