Fear and Hate in Disguise

OUR HATE EXPOSED Fear And Hate Disguised Gliding gracefully under the radar of human consciousness Like an old friend we greet them with a kiss and reminisce of moments shared Old stories Precious moments Fear and hate disguised Love the sinner hate the sin Speak the truth in love We can still love and Believe … Continue reading

The Packaging Destroyed

    Restore to me the joy of your salvation   Words   Deceived into believing That I know Simple Clean Separate In a row   Like plasticine The smell A seven course meal Seven simple words Yet They are so far away Can I ever Really be four?   Soldiers in uniform All in … Continue reading

The House of Dots

The Bible is like a photo album It displays images from a long journey.   As we begin our own journey through this thing called life We pick up the Bible to show us the way. Charted by God it must be precise We examine the verses and take the advice   Walking through grain … Continue reading

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

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

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

The Wind….Where is it Headed?

Many years ago, I tried sailing a small catamaran on Cockburn Sound in Western Australia. The wind was probably only about 1 knot, barely enough to move us in a forward direction. The wind did pick up a little bit, and I was white knuckle terrified. Reflecting on Jesus’ words to Nicodemus made me think … Continue reading

Beer Goggles

If it weren’t for the goggles I wouldn’t pick up   Squelchy carpets Thumping music Sleazy people Wanna root?   Goggles on   What a place! Friendly people Chicky Babes!   Beer Goggles and religion Much the same thing Obscuring your judgement Impairing your vision   Morning breath Pounding head Need to piss What the … Continue reading

Touch

      Sacred text Words on page Invocations Instructions Words obeyed Lifeless Powerless Cold   Born from closeness Innocent touch Soft Pure Wonderful A newborn child Hand in hand Holding Hugging Sacred text Warming Word in life Touch   The sacred text The words on page Love embodied in flesh Yours and mine Touch … Continue reading

The Map

Turn around go back Wrong way, wrong track I know where I am going I hold the map Another dead end another trap Don’t worry I hold the map Praise God! A sign lets follow that whoops wrong way wrong track I hear a voice, a quiet still voice, lets follow that Another dead end … Continue reading