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Fashion your fear in all its detail. Make your sin shiny, sleek and dangerous. Fill its fangs with all the venom you can muster. Gaze upon it, and know that you are greater than the thing which you create. … Continue reading
Posted in lectionary reflection, poetry Tagged bronze, numbers 21: 4-7, poem, psalm 139, serpent, wilderness Leave a comment
The slow fast
The slow fast ekes out each last bite of emptiness, hungry for desire.
Icarus, trying to reach the sun flew too high; frozen, broken, fell.
In the beginning, you created time, moments given to live in. Our time’s not our own. Although you made us with all the time in the world, the little we find we keep tightly wound as though we make time for … Continue reading
Posted in poetry Tagged all the time in the world, creation, in the beginning, poem, time 2 Comments
All is a lot. If I love you with all of my heart, my soul, my mind, what is left over? What happens to that piece that I keep inside – you know, the jagged-edged sliver of mirror … Continue reading
Posted in poetry Tagged Matthew 22:34-46, poem, Year A Proper 25 3 Comments