Spirit Essays

Renewing the Spirit

The short story, “Big Two-Hearted River” explores the renewal of a scarred spirit. It describes the physical and spiritual journey of Nick Adams, a soldier who suffers World War I shell shock trauma. Consisting of two parts, the story documents Nick going on a camping trip and subsequently cleansing his scarred spirit and renewing himself. The first part covers Nick returning to his home and leaving for the woods alone. As he goes hiking, he comes upon the town of…

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Spirit and Clotted

Free masonry began as a labor union but turned into a fraternal order when its leaders sought to expand their political clout by admitting members of royalty, government officials and other men of influence. Modern masonry is populated primarily by three different personality types; he leaders who are often little more than school yard bullies with few skills and abilities, its workers who thanklessly devote their lives to learning and teaching rituals, conferring degrees and perpetuating the organization and its…

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Holy Spirit

Mary Magdalene along with other women visited the tomb of Jesus on Easter Sunday morning to apply fresh spices to the body of Jesus who was crucified on Friday. The agony and pain carried by Mary Magdalene for Jesus has lead to visit Jesus early before the sun rise. As a matter of fact, for all believers of Christianity, this moment of Mary Magdalene witnessing an empty tomb the absence of Jesus physical body provides a strength to the faith…

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