These are the short articles from the weekly Mount Hope Lutheran School Newsletter. Topics include poems, paintings, great literary works, and the philosophy of classical education. You can browse through past articles here on the website, and you can subscribe to receive new ones in your inbox using the form on this page.

How Seriously the Spartans Took Music

“the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperilling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions”

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Ambrose of Milan

He went to the church, and there, as he was speaking to the throng, the voice of a small child all at once made itself heard among the people: ‘Ambrose for bishop!’

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Now Rest beneath Night’s Shadow

As the door burst open and a furious soldier rushed in, she spread her hands over the child and cried: “Lord Jesus, since You love me,
Now spread Your wings above me…”

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Columbus Day

“Let Christ rejoice upon earth as he does in heaven, to witness the coming salvation of so many people heretofore given over to perdition.”

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