“History is not a burden on the memory, but an illumination of the soul”

History is not a burden on the memory, but an illumination of the soul John Dalberg-Acton “I wonder if a museum might want this piece,” my mother said, referring to a framed, military service painting that had hung in the focal point of our living room for over 60 years. She was just weeks from … Continue reading “History is not a burden on the memory, but an illumination of the soul”