Tag Archives: sociology

Along the Road: Day Twenty

Along the road came a handy`man lumber on his back saw hammer in hand his blue`print bold to rebuild a world out of wreckage From survivors came apprentices searching meaning vocations that matter in caring community healing brokenness of body … Continue reading

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Making`Change

Those who hold all the power of the status`quo abhor change their truth is a lie Those who hate hide behind their white`sheets of advantage lest liberty be free Change is a remedy to all injustice the work of those … Continue reading

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On the Economy

Can you hear it? That sound of money like the stainless`steel balls spit from pachinko machines lined up in banks on walls our world the casino in a new economy       pa`ching       pa`ching     … Continue reading

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Like Snow

Like snow on the limbs Christmas melts in milder air mid`winter The news on air`waves again mundane the past year in review In a stable only the ashes remain of a fire lit for warmth and a birth We are … 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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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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Strangers

We have become strangers to the land our ears dulled to the voices of the flowing rivers the weeping trees We have become strangers in the land our eyes closed to the plight of the dispossessed the faceless poor We … Continue reading

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Wild`Fire

Already the Land sun`scorched awaits a spark a careless match lightning strike cigarette butt a careless firework Even so the People grown brittle with conflicts in their politics kindle in piles at their limits to explode at a word Gradually … Continue reading

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Noblesse Oblige

“Blessed are those who consider the poor;      the Lord delivers them in the day of trouble.   The Lord protects them and keeps them alive;      they are called happy in the land.         … Continue reading

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Simple Questions

“The earth is the Lords’ and all that is in it,       the world, and those who live in it;    for he has founded it on the seas,       and established it on the rivers.”~ … Continue reading

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Separated By the Stream

The Man in the Story has discovered The Woman Not simply the fact that She exists ~ another creature loose in his Garden ~ but an Other with his own likeness who by Her presence kindles a fire in His … Continue reading

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On Sociology

A wise man spends his time at a window dreaming of a world beyond his sight contemplating tensions holding together life’s fabric While a fool draws numbers from a magician’s hat to play this month’s Lotto confident next month he’ll … Continue reading

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