Category Archives: meditations & poems

a neat world

Our search for God and our service to others will never be conducted in a neat world. Life will never submit to our good intentions, will never fall in line, will never stand still long enough to do our bidding. Life will never cease to be a messy affair, and our spiritual journey will never … Continue Reading ››

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VIGIL, HALLOWED BE

VIGIL, HALLOWED BE

shadows fall

Sun bids us rest waking

other brethren to the day

dark . . .

paten holds no Bread

tonight - earth ground

sign of our return . . .

white

candles straight

names recalled faces

finite minds remembering

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HALLOW E’EN

HALLOW E'EN

And soon the reaping time will come grim grinning tricky Death with sharpened scythe tread fields white to harvest let him . . . His reward: tares teased burned dull red coal black cold ash . . . Angel-reapers chant gather home golden sheaves each full bursting grain a name writ . . . And we our invitations to a future treat hugged close to breast light birthday … Continue Reading ››
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