RSSArchive for June, 2018

Jun

30

How That Season Ended

How That Season Ended The first batter was Goliath, hit by a pitched ball, stone that is. Must have been fate cost him his head, couldn’t get his bat, that is spear, around in time to poke out a hit or protect the plate, swinging so late or get the lead out of the way. […]

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Jun

17

Celebrate

Celebrate You celebrate the Man who raises His glass and breaks the bread who said, “do this In remembrance of me.” For who He is, for what he did: His life, his suffering death His prophecied resurrection seen by whosoever believes and all the glories He achieves. And does receive, His Spirit led. You celebrate […]

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Jun

17

Not for the First Time

Not for the First Time What could be more out of place than a team of soccer players lined up on the goal line with gas masks on? Or the first world war, itself, a family squabble of first and second cousins while workers screamed against this score for capitalism, then the fall of the […]

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Jun

12

To Carl Sagen

To the late Carl Sagan And Now Stephen Hawking To make a universe from scratch you need first a taste for apple pie, a turkey to baste and pumpkins. Thanksgiving fixings one and all, the art of cooking, the lull and growl of stomachs full along with thankful hearts and children playing ball. Staring into […]

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Jun

7

Jesus in Nazareth

Jesus in Nazareth Luke 4: 16-32 Rumored in the region by common men to regain the glory of old Israel, and drive the Roman scourge from their home, this land that had been promised by God from Father Abraham, His fame spread like sand in a storm. In Nazareth the name of Jesus was known […]

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