Haikonic afterthoughts

On blasphemy against the Holy Spirit

Blasphemy: wilful
submission to delusions
of divinity

Blasphemy: pinching
out air, pressing the human
back into the clay

Blasphemy: wilful
misinterpretation of
the mercy of God

About Rosalind C Hughes

Rosalind C Hughes is a priest and author living near the shores of Lake Erie. After growing up in England and Wales, and living briefly in Singapore, she is now settled in Ohio. She serves an Episcopal church just outside Cleveland. Rosalind is the author of A Family Like Mine: Biblical Stories of Love, Loss, and Longing (Upper Room Books, 2020). She loves the lake, misses the ocean, and is finally coming to terms with snow.
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3 Responses to Haikonic afterthoughts

  1. DELL CLOVER says:

    WOW WOW WOW–this is incredible, well done. And God bless you today.

  2. Roger Talbott says:

    I have to agree. This is so good at so many levels: linguistic, theological, spiritual, human. Keep writing.

  3. Thank you both. Blessings.

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