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Groundhog Saturday

It is Our day perpetually sitting in grief before the Stone following a Friday unforgettable listening for murmurings of love from behind death’s wall but hearing nothing walking away Saturdays come Saturdays again go Days never nearer mercy never nearer … Continue reading

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Good Friday Again

Good Friday again and again the question What’s so good about it? Yet another gray day another gray week Years have a way of taking all the colors out of life’s familiarities Soon we fail to see all but its … Continue reading

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Singing the Day

“My heart is steadfast, O God,            my heart is steadfast.      I will sing and make melody.         Awake, O harp and lyre!            I will awake … Continue reading

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El Camino de Emaus

“You have kept count of my tossings;          put my tears in your bottle.      Are they not in your record?      Then my enemies will retreat         in the day when … Continue reading

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If I Were a Tree

“But I am like a green olive tree            in the house of God.      I trust in the steadfast love of God            forever and ever.      I will … Continue reading

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Mercy & Grace

“Have mercy on me, O God,         according to your steadfast love;         according to your abundant mercy            blot out my transgressions.   Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, … Continue reading

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Refugees

“God is our refuge and strength,           a very present help in trouble.               therefore we will not fear,       though the earth should change,       … Continue reading

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Lighthouse

“O send out your light and your truth;           let them lead me;       let them bring me to your holy hill           and to your dwelling.   Then I … Continue reading

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In Mothers’ Tears

“Come, O children listen to me;     I will teach you the fear of the Lord.  Which of you desires life     and covets many days to enjoy good?  Keep your tongue from evil,     and your … Continue reading

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An Affirming Flame

Out of the chaos of these anxious days a people too long silent are discovering conscience a people too long silent are finding their voice to speak Justice A ship on the sea is more visible at night than it … 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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On Marryin’

I’m the weather    She’s the wheel Sunrise to Sunrise she keeps on aturnin’ Sunrise to Sunrise    I am the storm simply achurnin’ She manages all    o’what we’ve got Runs the numbers keep the boat afloatin’ I manage … Continue reading

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