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Journey of Faith

In Childhood I learned the Faith at my Mother’s knees its Laws & Grace Its Mercy true `Til Confirmed I studied the Faith at a Master’s hands its Truth & Flaws Its History long `Til Ordained I taught the Faith … Continue reading

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The Walnut

Under its dark hull the hard shell of the walnut hides secrets within Inside the little Boy in the Manger resides a Man God with us incarnate Crack a shell open along its seam taste the meat ever`sweet beneath

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On Our Way to Beth`lehem

On our way to Beth`lehem we move like stars across the night sky almost imperceptibly except by first light we’ve traveled far on paths wiped by the wind Few will find any room here or table prepared to welcome strangers … Continue reading

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On Choices

She missed the boat        as the saying goes marrying young when her teachers suggested she attend university   But she was in love      as the saying goes with a sweetheart who wouldn’t wait impatient as … Continue reading

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Advent I

We wait What else can we do? The darkness of the times creeps in upon us Swallows us in fears of isolation Of alienation from others Even from ourselves We wait What else can we do? Perhaps light a candle … Continue reading

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Looking for God

I went to Notre Dame in hope of seeing god The incense made my head ache Silencio! the voice said thru the speaker I left I climbed up Mount Fuji in hope of meeting god The cold snow froze my … Continue reading

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Love Eclipsed

Just sitting here awaiting the eclipse as America considers raising its eyes to the sun to see the moon pass in front of the light to reveal the dark Isn’t it ironic how blind we already are to the shadows … Continue reading

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Old Friends

He has his truth and I have mine Here we’ve come to our conclusions We no longer talk of right or wrong Agreeing that talk is not productive Simply up`sets us wounds the peace Started with religion moved on to … Continue reading

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Prayer

“Rouse yourself!          Why do you sleep, O Lord?       Awake, do not cast us off forever.           Why do you hide your face?       Why do you forget … Continue reading

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Have We Come to This?

Have we come to this? By chance or by choice far from where we started modernity has caught us up like fallen autumn foleage carried us off in its flow We have come to this! Once we were believers we … Continue reading

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Perpetual Angelus

Not one of us knows how she will die or for that matter where or when we live as tho immortal tho mortal be Death is a foe for all fearing mortality the Reaper grim brings joy to end leaves … Continue reading

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Talking Pride

“Some take pride in chariots       and some in horses,    But our pride is in the name       of the Lord our God.    They will collapse and fall, but       we shall … Continue reading

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