A God for the Nomads

American society has its nomads. This is not something we readily recognize, or acknowledge, but they live all around us. They are the homeless. They are the under-employed, who move from region to region looking for work. They are the 8 million truck drivers spending most of their days on long open lonely roads. Some … More A God for the Nomads

This Lamentin’ Lenten (part 1): Psalms of Lament – Psalms 3-7

This Lamentin’ Lenten Psalms of Lament: Psalms 3-7 During the Lenten days we are called to prayerful consideration and evaluation of our own lives. Perhaps we too quickly consider this activity to always be a passive and peaceful activity. Yet, the Psalms show another meditation, which carries a passionate cry for help and for deliverance … More This Lamentin’ Lenten (part 1): Psalms of Lament – Psalms 3-7

Sonnet #10 – thoughts on the tense search for freedom

Sonnet #10 – 3rd sonnet on the nature and struggle for freedom (from a theological perspective) I set asea, I satisfied allures O freedom made rough passages seem mine until a latent fire ran its course I burned. Do ne’er be turned by freedom’s signs I sought to tow a tossed and vagrant mind Ashore … More Sonnet #10 – thoughts on the tense search for freedom

Sonnet #9 – thoughts on liberating freedom from law

Sonnet #9 – thoughts on liberating freedom Set freedom free to frolic like the Lamb Unless we live our lives here droll and damned Indentured drudges doomed to stumble, scratch through statutes: still life sketches crowded, crammed Set freedom free my friend and loose its latch To let it leap alive until attached and tethered … More Sonnet #9 – thoughts on liberating freedom from law