Hunting in shadows The ghosts of dreams, and secrets Poison within me Softly approaching The muse captures the mystic With soothing visions Tomorrows promise Transparent, as light as silk The soft kiss of fate Adrift in the void The spirits of samsara sing The wild, wailing wind Touching everything Between the […]Read more "Ghost"
The Gospel According to John – 2017.06.25 Do not Be Afraid The Gospel authors should has left this passage where Jesus left it, with the exhortation to not be afraid. Do not be afraid. The Gospel of Jesus is not a weapon fear, it is not secretive, it is not […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 10:26 – 33 ©"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 169, June 18th, 2017 Chapter One: A Funny Child Kathy loved jokes. Her laughter was the first thing her parents noticed about her. It alerted them to the fact that she was different. Even as an infant she […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Four, Kathy; Part Twenty-three, Prodigy, Collected Chapters"
Part VIII. I have spoken of inspiration as a flash, a flare, a fire within, but it is more than that. Inspiration is more than a vision that brings a small bit of joy, a quick illumination, or a fragment of understanding. If it were only that, then the vision would be a […]Read more "Inspiration and Futility, Alternating Between the Poles"
Part VII. As an undergraduate I wrote my senior paper for my theology major on the topic of universal salvation, and then I doubled down on it and wrote my senior paper for my philosophy major on the same subject. By the time I was done with that work, my research had uncovered […]Read more "Inspiration and Futility, Alternating Between the Poles"
Part VI. There is an encounter that plays itself out in my consciousness over and over again. The encounter between my inspiration, and futility, by which I mean doubt about the purpose I feel that I am directed toward. This is the dialog between my creative self and my inner critic. For […]Read more "Inspiration and Futility, Alternating Between the Poles"
Part V. I have been inspired, felt the spirit of inspiration move within me. I have been overcome by the hot flash of a great idea, felt the deep desire to act, heard the voice within me speaking; slowly, steadily, quietly; and at other times; fast, demanding, and loud. I have not always listened, but […]Read more "Inspiration and Futility, Alternating Between the Poles"