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Qui desiderat pacem praeparet bellum (Let him who desires peace prepare for war)


Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Fortis cadere, cedere non potest. (A brave man may fall, but he cannot yield.)

Latin Proverb

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. (It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one’s country.)


The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

Every counterfeit god a heart can choose- whether love, money, success, or power- has a powerful biblical narrative that explains how that particular kind of idolatry works itself out in our lives.

Tim Keller, Counterfeit Gods

Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you—unless, of course, you fail the test?

2 Corinthians 13:5