RSSArchive for April, 2016

Apr

26

The Resurrection

The Resurrection The man dies as do all men, dies more horribly. They pierced His hands and feet as David describes, a thousand years before, not growing old as David did. Said He then, His last words, before giving up His Ghost, “My God, My God why hast Thou forsaken me?” but God, my God […]

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Apr

24

The Call

The Call Call on the maker of lists, Father of all, the white bearded one, let Him roll up His sleeves, rake his leaves into piles, one for each continent embrace yon seeker of seeds, her body wet with earth’s wiles her fertile loam, we eat, we lust radishes covered with dirt, carrots, rutabagas, onions, […]

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Apr

24

Brenda’s Mother’s Passing

Brenda’s Mother’s Passing Funeral today with Pastor Mel. Touching, warm, brothers and sisters reuniting before Christ. A year ago had seen a miracle: the dying lady hadn’t eaten for weeks, maybe months…seemed like the end. At our office a Christian lady held her hand and prayed with Brenda for her mother’s appetite to return, when […]

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Apr

20

A Miracle (prequel)

A Miracle It’s Easter, our lady has not been out of bed for years. She is failing now, failing fast, her body has shrunken to almost nothing. She cannot last. Still she wants to live just to stay alive. Various chaplains come each day to hold her hand and pray. She wants to eat but […]

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Apr

13

Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan to Stephen Hawking To make a universe from scratch you need first a taste for apple pie, a turkey to baste, Thanksgiving fixings one and all, the art of cooking, the lull of stomachs full along with thankful hearts and children playing. Staring into the sky’s vast void at dark, a massive vacuum […]

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Apr

10

The Calculus of Boyhood

The Calculus of Boyhood On your own, first thing you learn entirely your own, your first hoop after eating two eggs your Momma makes sunny eyes up like the big guys, after being Chop Chop with Black Hawk in Sabre Jets flying night skies shooting down Migs you sight in the morning at ten o’clock […]

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Apr

6

Of Such Is the Kingdom of Heaven

Of Such is the Kingdom of Heaven Matt 19: 14 The first words the child heard singing in infancy were Jesus loves me this I know; Red and yellow, black and white Kids are precious in His sight. Early on he learned that Santa was a guy in a suit and grabbed his beard. And […]

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Apr

4

Hologram

Hologram A hologram of dreams, a diorama in the deep sea of deep sleep, fractal slices of her life, each a slice of time, an incidence that doesn’t feel quite related to the previous one, but a picture emerges of her separate lives with each visit, each episode she revisits in sleep, somehow forged to […]

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