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Simon Drew

Exhausted

Night after night,
I came to you in prayer,
Begging that you might give unto me
A poem, or an insight, or a wise whisper.

Night after night,
You guided me,
And you gave me what I asked for,
Even though I knew

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Simon Drew

On Rising Level to God

“But how,” you ask, “does one attain that goal?” You do not need to cross the Pennine or Graian hills, or traverse the Candavian waste, or face the Syrtes, or Scylla, or Charybdis, although you have travelled through all these places for the bribe of a petty governorship; the journey

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Simon Drew

On Developing a Kinship with God

Even Epicurus, the teacher of pleasure, used to observe stated intervals, during which he satisfied his hunger in niggardly fashion; he wished to see whether he thereby fell short of full and complete happiness, and, if so, by what amount he fell short, and whether this amount was worth purchasing

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Simon Drew

On Imitating the Divine

Scott F. Aikin is an American philosopher and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he also holds a joint appointment in Classics.

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