The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.07.09 The Way of Faith The teachings of Jesus cannot be treated like a shell game, though they are, and have been since the beginning, as Matthew’s Gospel illustrates. The way of Jesus is not a long can, it is not a bait and […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 11:25 – 30 ©"
The Gospel According to Luke – 2017.04.30 Where Can I See the Risen Christ? The Gospel writers became confused with questions about who Jesus was, about how rank among the prophets, about his historical connection to Moses, about the proof of his ministry that was given in the scriptures/ In their […]Read more "A Homily – Luke 24:13 – 35 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2017.04.23 The Gospel of John 20:19-31 Gospel Acclamation Jn 20:29 Second Reading 1 Peter 1:3-9 © Psalm 117(118):2-4,13-15,22-24 © First Reading Acts 2:42-47 © Faith is Trust, Not Belief The early Christian communities flourished because they believed in one another, The trusted one another, the relied on […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of John 20:19-31 ©"
Gospel Acclamation – 1Cor 5:7-8 Second Reading – Colossians 3:1-4 © Sequence Responsorial Psalm – Psalm 117(118):1-2,16-17,22-23 © First Reading – Acts 10:34,37-43 © The Faith Follow Jesus. Do good. Love justice. Be merciful; be a source of healing in the world. This is the way, of Easter hope believe in the way. […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of John 20:1-9 ©"
The world in shadow The falling rain is poison Look, there is nothing Fertilize with pain Gardeners with their shovels Dig beneath gray skies Nothing to choose from The cultivation of thorns A heart piercing loss Is there purpose here Death of honesty, and grace Smothered with deceit All our plans […]Read more "Loss of Faith"
Emergence: Section Six, The Empire Servant; Part Thirty-six Collected Chapters Section 06, The Empire Part 36, Servant Chapters 01 The Oppressed 02 The Suppressed 03 The Repressed 04 The Depressed 05 Hostage 06 Victim 07 Convert #Emergence #SuperShortFiction #365SciFi @jaybotten Servant; Part Thirty-six, Chapter One: The Oppressed Pt. 36, Ch. 01 The Empire […]Read more "Emergence: Section Six, The Empire; Collected Parts"
Faith; Part Forty, Chapter One: Indoctrination Pt. 40, Ch. 01 Born a pleb; he fought the empire. It made him a star. He entered service; as a bureaucrat, and soldier, and priest. #Emergence Faith; Part Forty, Chapter Two: Dogma Pt. 40, Ch. 02 He made his vow, took holy orders, immersed himself in […]Read more "Emergence: Section Six, The Empire; Part Forty, Faith, Collected Chapters"