Tag Archives: guns

Idols made of metal

The bronze serpent was not an amulet, but an icon of futility; an emblem of the impotence of evil in the sight of a gracious God.
The modern casting would be an AR-15 made into a museum piece, rendered harmless, useless, toothless by its irrelevance, not empowered by false reverence. Continue reading

Posted in current events, Gun control, gun safety, lectionary reflection, prayer, sermon preparation, story | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Millstones

I preached a few weeks ago on the stumbling blocks that we set before our children: guns. Their prevalence and power have become stumbling blocks to our children, and blinders to keep us focused on fear. We hurtle headlong into … Continue reading

Posted in current events, Gun control, haiku, poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A country mile

Free kittens. Free manure. Town Hall Meeting: Noise & Shooting Tonight; signs of our times.

Posted in poetry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment