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The Psalm for the Day

Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king’s son. May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice. May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness. May … Continue reading

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Advent Hope

From the forest of endless darkness steps the lantern We can see its light but not him who bears it on his arm His is the flame by which we are lit to stranger`love “Hope is with you when you … Continue reading

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Advent Love

When I love you simply masks do you love me we’ve lost our way you’re too small & I’m too big to think it Love “Love means to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things For you … Continue reading

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The Psalm for The Day

The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry. The face of the LORD is against evildoers, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. When the righteous cry for … Continue reading

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On Knowledge

Has anyone ever been smarter than these modern men studying the whirling galaxies searching for the history of this old world life’s origins Yet smarter doesn’t mean better as earth’s children starve in their burnt`out savannahs while masters of the … Continue reading

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On Love

One can love what he doesn’t understand Say God who is unfathomable by human thots and is known but by the heart But One will not ever understand the un`loved Say poetry which is written like light of a distant … Continue reading

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On Mercy

The Pointer brought the bird I had winged in flight carried in mouth soft as satin On his nose a drop of blood from a wounded dove scented of sage from the hill And so softly dropped the bird quivering … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Twenty`Seven

By the fire`light the gentle doctor told the tale of a saint a man who while whole never cured one soul but once infected healed his world Facing mortality he found a crowd followed on the road to discover where … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Eleven

Along the road came the man lost bent on finding who he was and from where he walked as if asleep asking of strangers directions home The old`woman noticed his bracelet ‘If found return to me’ along with it an … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Nine

Along the road traveled the priest praying as he walked his rosary`beads in hand the world in his heart his knees calloused by intercession Trading in hope he heard confessions carried others’ wounds as if they were his alone for … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Seven

Along the road there came a doctor sans any health`care plan carrying an old black satchel with a stethoscope inside bandages ointments some analgesics At a slow pace he zig`zagged his way from one curb to another in search of … Continue reading

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We Grieve

We grieve for things lost for things slipping thru our grasp un`named The trust we once held in others’ kindness seen now with suspicion The truth we once knew the innocent beliefs child`like faith in justice The honor in the … Continue reading

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