The Gospel According to John – 2018.04.29 The Branches The gospel reading for today comes from a place of division and fear in the early church. Sadly, it is a theme we found often repeated. It is right and good to say that Jesus is the vine, and God the vine dresser. We understand […]Read more "A Homily – John 15:1 – 1 ©"
The Readings of the Day – 2018.04.08 First reading: Acts 4:32-35 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 117(118):2-4,15-18,22-24 Second reading: 1 John 5:1-6 Gospel Acclamation: John 20:29 The Gospel of John: 20:19-31 Faith is Trust, Not Belief The Gospel for today moves us for away from the ministry of Jesus and into the life of the early […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of John 20:19-31 ©"
Mountains of sadness The endless rain of regrets Yesterday’s twilight The span of ages From the birth of time The human being comes Plagued by doubt and fear The unsolvable riddle The Gordian knot We ask the questions Why does my heart beat, pump blood? Why do I perceive? Scratching the lessons In lives that […]Read more "Journey"
Belief Beyond Knowing Does God exist? Does the universe, and do we human beings as a part of it, have a purpose beyond the fulfillment of our immediate desires? Is the entire construct we call reality just an accident, a random sequence of events that are completely unnecessary, un-called for, and as meaningful as the […]Read more "Faith Seeking Understanding"
Mother, ancient-one Mother, goddess of the field We plead for mercy Mother, ancient-one We need you, spare your children Misery and doom My prayer is a plea How much blood do you require? Flesh, the human feast Mother forgive us Virgin Mother, goddess, light Winged crone, darkest night Faith, I pray […]Read more "Propitiation"
36 Servant, 37 Bureaucrat, 38 General, 39 Priest, 40 Faith, 41 Tradition, 42 Fear Emergence 2.0: Section Six, The Empire Part Thirty-six, Servant Collected Chapters 01 The Oppressed 02 The Suppressed 03 The Repressed 04 The Depressed 05 Hostage 06 Victim 07 Convert #Emergence #SuperShortFiction #365SciFi #55Words Like it, Follow it, […]Read more "Emergence: Section Six, The Empire; Collected Parts, XXXVI – XLII"
Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 288, October 15th, 2017 Chapter One: Indoctrination He was born into a family of plebians, free citizens, but in reality servants of the Empire, slaves of the Continuum. He could not tolerate injustice. He felt the suffering of everyone. […]Read more "Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Six, The Empire; Part Forty, Faith, Collected Chapters"