Donald Trump is a builder. Today, as I was read Jacques Denton Snider on Homer, I came across this thought about what a builder is.
“In this natural condition it is taken by the Builder, the Poet, who bows, cuts, carves, and fits it together into a wonderful temple. Thus it is no longer the rude native forest of wood, the mountain of marble hidden in the earth, not the wild jungle of tangled luxuriance — it becomes a well-ordered, carefully-constructed work of architecture,” he writes.
So, we are right to have confidence in Trump’s capacity to master change and create something new.
The gods of Mount Olympus play a big role in Homer’s Illiad and Odyssey. In Homer, the two worlds we live in, the earthly and the divine are shown as constantly linked.
A picture of Mount Olympus covered in snow today seen from a Larisa street…
I can’t believe this is my second winter in Larisa. I just hope the Areios Pagos gets its act together and makes sure its my last winter here dealing with the corruption of judges and prosecutors, crooked police and clergy.
I have to thank God for all his help in protecting me from the cruel and deadly plots. Really, I also know the divine world and the earthly world are closely linked from experience. There is a heaven and there is a hell. There are quite a few people in the monastery of St John and Larisa, who I wager will be going to a very dark place when God choses to summon them for judgement for their hellish deeds.