The Heretic

  Man against man The weapons the same The sword of the spirit Which is the Word of God An even playing field Who is the arbiter Who the referee Who is the heretic The one with whom we Disagree

The Ooga Booga God and the Faraway Tree

In the stories of the Faraway Tree, there is a land called Topsy Turvy Land. I once addressed children with this story in mind and described how God is often “Topsy Turvy” to how we think. This post is going to take you to this land….. Ooga Booga god is a term I came up … Continue reading

In The Image of Man God is Created

Hi again world – two things inspired me to post again – it has been a while. Firstly I read a comment by some random (sorry if it is you…. by random I mean I don’t remember who) The comment mentioned a  “deconstruction phase” of  faith. Secondly – not long after this I read this about … Continue reading

Truth Hides Lies

Where does deception hide? The mind like a library has many aisles Where in this labyrinth doth Satan abide? Discussions they flow To and fro Following the tide The Unseen forces Negotiable Not negotiable Which will he choose? The snake Will find the rock The one marked Truth The one that my ego Has approved And … Continue reading

Bogged

    Parallel lines deep in the mud Wheels In a rut Travelled too far now No going back Bogged On the track   Darkness descends The mocking laughter of toads and frogs Kneedeep kneedeep And Bogged Bogged Bogged   The sun rises All mocking stopped Salvation A bright coloured Rainbow truck   The beast The wagon … Continue reading

The Scapegoat

A crowd has gathered around a young man. They push him to the ground, they spit on him. A few people take turns at hitting him with sticks. He doesn’t fight back, he curls up at the side of the dusty road in a foetal position. A man kicks him in the back, then plants … Continue reading

Some Think

SOME THINK Terrified and alone Under the guise Of what can safely be revealed I lash out  Anger Acted out from Fear   I feel ashamed   Who am I Under that  Tattoo   Lines etched in pain Deep in the skin Immortal Forever They tell my story   They are me   The fear … Continue reading

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

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

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