In the song “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (see here) Stevie Wonder describes how the woman in his life makes him feel, which is why he will “always stay around”.He calls her ”the apple of my eye”, an expression that describes something precious, to which one attaches great value or for which one… Read More The Apple of My Eye
March 14 is Pi Day, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi (π), the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.The symbol was first used in mathematical calculations by Welsh mathematician William Jones and later it was popularized by Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler, who adopted it in 1737.However, the numerical relationship… Read More Happy Pi Day 🎉π🎉
Jonah was a man who got a word from the Lord “Go and preach the Gospel to the sinful land” But he got on a ship and he tried to get away And he ran into a storm in the middle of the sea Now the Lord, He made the waves just roll so high… Read More 🎶 Jonah and the Whale 🎶
Some people have speculated about the eleven stars in Van Gogh’s Starry Night. While it’s true that Vincent didn’t have the same religious fervour in 1889, when he painted the work, as he did in his earlier years, when he wanted to dedicate his life to evangelization of those in poverty, there is a possibility… Read More How many stars in a Starry Night?🌃
HALLELUJAH Verse 1 Now I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played, and it pleased the Lord But you don’t really care for music, do you? It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah (Ho sentito che c’era un accordo segreto che… Read More “Hallelujah” (analysis, commentary, translation into Italian)
JOSHUA FIT THE BATTLE OF JERICHO Joshua fit the battle of Jericho Jericho, Jericho Joshua fit the battle of Jericho The walls come tumblin’ down, Hallelujah Joshua fit the battle of Jericho Jericho, Jericho Joshua fit the battle of Jericho And the walls come tumblin’ down You may talk about… Read More JOSHUA FIT THE BATTLE OF JERICHO
Turn! Turn! Turn! To everything There is a season And a time for every purpose under heaven A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time to reap A time to kill, a time to heal A time to laugh, a time to weep To everything …… A… Read More Turn! Turn! Turn!
Who Is Not Guilty of This Vice? – Diane Johnson – (abridged) Love makes the world go around, says the poet, while the cynic says it’s money; and Peter Toohey, professor of classics at the University of Calgary, constructs an entertaining argument for jealousy being the wellspring of a much greater part of… Read More Jealousy