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The Sixth Oasis

And so it was the lenten pilgrims entered the city limits all nineteen of them plus one who went unseen who was in himself their true way On a hill`side beneath an orchard they spread`out blankets to keep their sabbath`rest … Continue reading

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Along the Road: Day Twenty`Six

By the fire`light the wheelchair`man wearing a purple`heart allowed silence its voice every traveler listened with bated breath to the crackling fire As tho to gun`fire on some distant field where soldiers hunker` down in shallow bunkers while an enemy … Continue reading

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Pathway to Life

We travel many roads over our lives some for work some for leisure some for Love where we end is set where we begin We blaze some trails merely to find ourselves alone in the wilderness Or walk in steps … Continue reading

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On the Mountain

So high the mountain of human glory Still we ascend it in a vain quest one moment of glory Shrines to our dreams still stand where Champions stood medal`bedecked to the anthems of praise The glory always fades bleachers empty … Continue reading

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On Miracles

I’ve never seen water become wine bread become body but I have tasted it as a Sacrament I’ve never heard hard stones cry out foot`steps on the sea but have held grief` tears in my hand I’ve never created a … Continue reading

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On Faith

It seems faith’s fallen on hard times demythologized by reasonable intelligence It’s said It’s left to the poets to define truth seek the heavens in wild`flowers and eternity in sand We pray to One who remains unseen our prayer`books of … Continue reading

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Tesseract

Comes a time we look for a hole in existence’s wall thru which to crawl by which to enter the passage`way to an eternity On a horizon a blinking light in our mid`night to navigate toward marking a portal tesseract … Continue reading

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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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