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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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His Coming

He comes as one who goes unseen in the crush of a crowd He stands among you with the poor thirsting at life’s well He sleeps next to you on pavement shiv’ring at mid`night He waits in line with a … Continue reading

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Under the Tree

Under the tree boxes of air wrapped in festive holiday colors destined for children hungry to bed Appearances still have the appeal of gold & frankincense as mistletoe does of love in winter He buys a ring for unfeeling hands … Continue reading

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Pondering Grace

Beneath the canopy of the heavens we live as if blind to God’s glory preferring the neon of Cities of Chance to the mystery pondering infinity as those made in the image of God a Grace of enormity vast as … 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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On Conscience

Was the time he’d have thot to give her his seat on the subway at rush`hour She was worn out by her day her big belly heavy with pregnancy near to term Shoes worn down at heels the food`bank bags … Continue reading

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On Finding Home

Growing up our children lived in a log`house I built out of Montana cedars they thought it home for all those years growing up Growing old we now visit them in homes of their own constructed not of cedar but … Continue reading

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Turbulent Times

We’re living in turbulent times the tides of change push us to the edges of our comfort zones the sands give way under our footing afraid we retreat to our tents to our tribe where roots still run deep & … Continue reading

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American Tribalism

We are a family of the estranged Citizens of a land deaf to our history Neighbor strangers in neighbor`hoods without cohesion Children parents parents children Gone is the era of accountability We feel free now to flaunt liberties ours but … Continue reading

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On Resurrection

It has taken awhile to understand my own aging The first half of my life dominated as it was by learning mastering my vocation My mind obsessed in wrapping itself around the Truth by which my machine humming made profit … Continue reading

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Selfless Love

Like the soil without water we’re merely dust without mercy we’re but ash But let love fill the furrows of our alienation forgotten seeds come to life Who guessed he held a garden until she cultivated his obstinate clay crushed … Continue reading

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On Freedom

A man who marries can’t play the field his freedom checked by his own choice Merely ask his wife A woman who enlists in the marine corps cannot opt to sleep in her liberty given up to her code of … Continue reading

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