Tag Archives: Michael Barfield

What are your dreams?

Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. This was one of the first poems I … Continue reading

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Difficulties of experimental refutation

According to Aristotle, when one drops a ball, the ball falls straight down to the ground, because its “natural motion” seeks the center of the Earth. The ball’s natural motion is straight down – not curved, not sideways, not diagonal, … Continue reading

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Bruce Cockburn – love in a broken world

“Like a stone on the surface of a still river, driving the ripples on forever, redemption rips through the surface of time in the cry of a tiny babe…” (Bruce Cockburn, “Cry of a Tiny Babe”) The Incarnation reveals the … Continue reading

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Wedding scriptures

25 years! Arise, my darling, My beautiful one, and come with me. See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves is heard … Continue reading

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Wedding music

25 years! I fell in love with Candace the first time I saw her as I listened to her sing, and ever since she has brought wonderful music into my life. At our wedding, held outdoors near a wooded stream … Continue reading

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