Day 18: Staff

Today’s topic follows yesterday’s nicely, because the staff has historically had two connotations – an instrument of support, like a shepherd’s staff, and an instrument of punishment.  Cirlot suggests that the staff “exemplifies an...

John Barleycorn Must Die

Fr. Peck has another fun topic for us to blog about – Bread or Beer.  Bread is pretty much non-existent in my life these days, and beer is reserved for drinking during our Tuesday night gigs and the ceremonial beer during a typical Patriots beat-down.  Below is...

Children/Stones

Once in a while in scripture there is an intersection between Greek mythology and the Old or New Testament writings.  The one that immediately springs to mind is Japheth, one of Noah’s sons.  I imagine his name comes from Iapetus of Greek myth – his story...