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IT WILL BE BETTER WHEN

    The promise of oasis shimmers in the distance   It will be better when   Do I continue Or do I return   It was better then   United in wedlock Not a sordid affair Lovers in a paradoxical Embrace   The future and the past Intersect Alive at this moment   Now … Continue reading

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Sacrifice or “Sacrifice” Which is it?

As much as is revealed is also hidden Mystery shrouds the message of heaven Life A journey travelled in two distinct parts The Old The New The priest at the altar with his words to share The innocent Lamb The pure white dove Christ A sacrifice for god above A beautiful mother nursing babe Communion … Continue reading

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A Poem – GUILTY AS CHARGED

My last couple of posts have been like a whirlwind for me – I know that some people following along who don’t know my background or the background of the Lutheran Church of Australia may have looked at my post a bit perplexed as to what exactly am I talking about. A tiny bit of … Continue reading

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The Natural Order

Hi again world – I hope I didn’t scare you with my last post. I was getting a bit paranoid. The “amount of views” meter shows that not many people were interested. This may or may not be the case, I just often wonder why sometimes no one looks. My thoughts have remained on the … Continue reading

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ONE BULLET

    Proof texts like bullets penetrate flesh An ugly distortion Of sacred text   Words are the bullets   Your right to bear arms   Find the words Remember the verses   Safety off Bang   Your dead   Sola Scriptura It only takes one bullet ———————————- This poem was a hearfelt sadness that … Continue reading

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Lyrics Misheard

    Life is like lyrics written in song   Christ on the cross My chance to be right and to grow up strong The fence of the Gospel   I am right you are wrong   Speak the truth Truth in love The fence of the Gospel   I am right you are wrong … Continue reading

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WATER EXPELLED IS CALLED SPIT

    Dry lips Cracked and swollen Loves soft kiss   Stolen   Empty words Croaked not spoken Hard scaled hands clenched in fist   Water – once expelled is called spit   Gay or straight Arab or Swiss Humanity adored Humanity restored   Love inclusive   God and man in natures soft warm kiss … Continue reading

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Five Hundred’s Reason Against Inerrancy

I used to say that I did a four-year apprenticeship to learn how to play “Five Hundred”. The game that was played during crib breaks underground was more important than any actual work that happened in the mine. It was with great fear that I would stand in for one of the regular players – … Continue reading

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Let us Now Worship our Terrorist God

I have noticed an increase in the number of blog posts about terrorism. Being susceptible to peer pressure, I feel the need to follow this path as well. The difference between a random act of violence and terrorism is that some person or group will claim responsiblity for what has happened. The act of violence … Continue reading

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Thinking About Thinking

Today it seems appropriate to continue on the thread of self and hone in on that thing I called “internal dialogue” in my previous post. I would describe this as the stuff that goes on in my own head – the stuff that I think I am. worry dialogue hate dialogue religious dialogue self-esteem dialogue gender specific dialogue The … Continue reading

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