The Greatest of All Time

Mohammed Ali left the world One year ago The greatest of all time is gone   Mohammed Ali held the world In his hands The greatest of all time, lives on   I heard the news of his passing I woke in the middle of the night I heard the news of his passing I […]

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A Homily – John 17:1 – 11 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2017.05.28     Getting it Wrong, Again   The writers of John’s Gospel reveal, once again, their fundamental misunderstanding of Jesus and mission.   The ministry of Jesus was centered on real people, living real lives, facing real hardship, in the real world.   His gaze was focused toward […]

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A Homily – John 14:1 – 12 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2017.05.14     Getting It The Gospels are replete with stories that depict the ignorance of Jesus’ twelve male disciples.   You them. They were human beings and like all of us they were flawed, confused, and ignorant.   Jesus even refers to Saint Peter as “Satan,” the enemy, […]

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Emergence, In Fifty-five Words – Section Two, The Continuum; Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary, Collected Chapters

    Emergence 2.0 A Novel – In 55 Words a Day Day 092, April 2nd, 2017   Chapter One: Ordinary   Jim wanted to be as far from the Continuum as possible. He spent ages in the Imperial fleet tracking down the lost colonies, subtly guiding the investigations, most of which led to graveyards. […]

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Fool’s Parade

Death scenes, false, pale dreams The absurd masquerade, dance Invisible dress   In the great salt flats Beneath the cold desert sun Stretched, parched, and naked   Alone in the world Beneath the wide, barren sky Vultures in the blue   Burn me on these stones Death crone, prophetess, love me Grain of sand, I […]

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Alone and silent Wailing without sound, echo Pulsing agony   Empty and withdrawn The unmeasured deep, sorrow Shying from the light   Tears fall in the dark Words provide no comfort, mute Alienation   A spark in the night Await the soft approach, touch Hush the pealing bell   The beating heart drums Listen to […]

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Emergence: Section Seven, War; Part Forty-four, Loyalties, Collected Chapters

  Loyalties; Part Forty-four, Chapter One: Genetic Pt. 44, Ch. 01 Many things united the people, but the children of the Ancients evolved in different ways. Differences were primary. #Emergence   Loyalties; Part Forty-four, Chapter Two: Class Pt. 44, Ch. 02 Everyone dreamed of advancing to the next levels. They loathed their own place, but […]

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