Vision

Shifting and moving Light, shaping cells of being Waves alternating   People, communing Bound by the weak current, a Valence of vision   Questions that shape us Our joyful spaces, the life We create and love   Brought to our sorrows The Affirmation of pain Each day, by vision   Make each second real We […]

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Melancholia

An ocean of tears Shed in sorrow and silence Voiceless agony   Angel, have mercy Sing, wash me in your echo Your cleansing music   The withering world The divine presence binds me I will not perish   Free me from myself Intoxicated by light Memories of love   Calm me with reason Soak me […]

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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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