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 […]Read more "Melancholia"
The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.09.16 Mercy Listen! Forgive, be merciful. Forget every word in this passage except these: Do not settle on merely forgiving someone seven times, but forgive them seventy-seven times. Do not place limits on your mercy. If it is your power to […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 18:21 – 35"
Part I There are executions taking place in the country all the time. Some states like Texas, and Oklahoma have systems of capital punishment that move people through, bringing them to their final-end with systematic ease. In recent years there are many states who have had to change the methods by which […]Read more "The Death Penalty (Collected Parts)"
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 […]Read more "A Homily – John 17:1 – 11 ©"
The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.02.19 The Law of Human Making Jesus said to his disciples: ‘You have learnt how it was said: Eye for eye and tooth for tooth. But I say this to you: offer the wicked man no resistance. On the contrary, if anyone hits you on the […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 5: 38 – 48 ©"
A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 20.27 – 38 © The Gospel of the Day – 2016.11.06 The Letter of the Law Some Sadducees – those who say that there is no resurrection – approached him and they put this question to him, ‘Master, we have it from Moses in writing, that […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 20.27 – 38 ©"
A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 17:11 – 19 © The Gospel of the Day – 2016.10.09 Saved by Faith On the way to Jerusalem Jesus travelled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered one of the villages, ten lepers came to meet him. They stood some way […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 17:11 – 19 ©"