#46 – Fear deceit (Δολον φοβου)

Deceit is defined as “the act or practice of deceiving; concealment or distortion of the truth for the purpose of misleading; duplicity; fraud; cheating”. Fear is perhaps better defined here as “avoid” instead of what we would think of as “fear” in English. And it is because of these two definitions that we should be cautious about those who would use deceit upon us. Deceit is one of the most prevalent of…

#44 — Educate your sons (Υιους παιδευε)

This Maxim translates best into our modern times as “Educate your Children”, although in ancient times girls were not often given an education. Education is something that we should never take for granted as there are places in the world where children struggle – and sometimes suffer – to get educated. But, ultimately, as parents…

It’s an interesting journey

For those who have been following along, you know that I have been doing a blogging series on the Delphic Maxims. I have approached this as a form of devotion to the Deathless Ones and their wisdom. Some of this wisdom is encapsulated in the very maxims I am writing about. I’m about to set…

A Recon Mommy at Denver’s PrideFest

This past week has actually been a very busy one for me and my family and is causing me to have to readjust my schedule quite a bit to also continue to do my devotional activities. These include the writing of the Delphic Maxims blogs and other blogs of that type but also include other…