not all those who wander.

all that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost […]. (“The Riddle of Strider”, JRR Tolkien) seven individuals whom God displaced in history: Elijah, Father Avraham, Yosef who became a prototype of Messiah in his suffering, Yiftach, Rabbi Paul and, largely because his murderous temper condemned him to exile in…

and so, I began.

because the Gregorian calendar has completed another round of its solar flight; and because we have just celebrated the birthday of the sun (that curious meeting of the dawn of Christ with the rebirth of Tammuz & co.); indeed, because the cycle of the seasons has been renewed and time may no longer be what…