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"
2nd Reading – The Epistle – 2017.01.29 The Weak and the Foolish Take yourselves for instance, brothers, at the time when you were called: how many of you were wise in the ordinary sense of the word, how many were influential people, or came from noble families? No, it was to shame […]Read more "A Homily – 1 Corinthians 26 – 31 ©"
Monday, January 16th Today we celebrate the life and work of man who was fulfilled the role of our nation’s conscience. He was a prophet, not in the sense that he foretold the future, or that he had some unique channel to the Creator. He had no more, and no less access to supernatural powers […]Read more "Martin Luther King Day 2017"
The Epistle, The 2nd Reading – 2016.12.25 The Light of God At various times in the past and in various different ways, God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets; but in our own time, the last days, he has spoken to us through his Son, the Son that he has appointed […]Read more "A Homily – Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 1:1 – 6 ©"
The Gospel of Matthew 1:18-25 © Gospel Acclamation ~ Matthew 1:23 Romans 1:1-7 Responsorial Psalm 23 (24) 1-6 Isaiah 7:10-14 1st Reading Isaiah 7:10-14 The Lord spoke to Ahaz and said, ‘Ask the Lord your God for a sign for yourself coming either from the depths of Sheol or from the heights above.’ […]Read more "A Homily – The 4th Sunday of Advent"
I Water It is a sentence all by itself Subject, verb and predicate Water is the stuff of life Water, Am I Water II Water Held together in a fragile web Of membranes, of cell walls Permeable tissues, some hard As dense as bone, others soft As malleable as the wetted […]Read more "Aqua Poetica – Parts I – XX"
A fire blooming in the heart of a flower A new god rising in the absence of reason Myth makers lulling the gullible to sleep Circling the truth in concentric rings A fire blooming in the heart of a flower A new god rising in the absence of reason Myth makers calling the gullible […]Read more "Sweet Jingo"