Listen to my prayer, hear it echoing in the dark chamber of my heart Take me from this island, free my shadow beneath a shower of light Listen to the music, the harmony of the spheres, the rolling wave beneath the tranquil sea Remember me, the forgotten, the poetry of Anonymous The greatest philosopher who […]Read more "Prayer"
Week 25 Kathy loved jokes. Humor was a relief to her and she was a funny child. Comedy is the art of the unexpected and of the surprise, Kathy loved it when she could suspend disbelief for a moment, allowing herself to be taken at unawares. It was a departure from her normal mode of […]Read more "Emergence 4.0 – Part Four, Kathy; Chapter Twenty-three, Prodigy"
First Reading – Zechariah 12:10-11,13:1 © Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 62(63):2-6,8-9 © Second Reading – Galatians 3:26-29 © Gospel Acclamation – John 8:12 Alternative Acclamation – John 10:27 The Gospel According to Luke 9:18-24 © (NJB) Be mindful! Zechariah the false prophet is a nationalist, he is a jingoistic liar. God, the creator of the […]Read more "A Homily – The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)"
Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 06.12.2019 Proceed with Caution I understand how it must be frustrating for all the Democrats in the presidential primary not getting the attention they feel they deserve, they cannot garner attention for themselves to get their message out. This is not the fault of the front runner, Joe Biden, or the other […]Read more "Proceed with Caution – Editorial, The Week in Review"
Visions of honor National identity Feudal patronage Is it heaven’s will Fealty, nobility I think it is not The war engines roar Burning loyalty to fuel Sick machinations Asking the question Are we impoverished without A king or a queen Our bones bought and sold Our blood and hope, like strong drink It was not […]Read more "Monarchy"
Week 24 From the moment she was born Kathy lived in two worlds: one, the world of her senses, of time and space; two, the larger world of memory. Just beyond those two distinct modes of being there were forces that were always active in her consciousness. She was aware of the living presence of […]Read more "Emergence 4.0 – Part Four, Kathy; Chapter Twenty-two, Childhood"
First Reading – Proverbs 8:22-31 © Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 8:4-9 © Second Reading – Romans 5:1-5 © Gospel Acclamation – Revelation 1:8 The Gospel According to John 16:12-15 © (NJB) The reading from Proverbs today speaks to the eternality of God’s wisdom, as well to the basic division of the God’s into more than […]Read more "Homily – 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C), Feast of the Most Holy Trinity"