IS IT ENOUGH?

Is it enough? Will He find faith when He returns? Perhaps if he reclines and eats with the sinners Perhaps if he serves and cares for the poor Perhaps if he touches the leper, the sick and  unclean Perhaps We will see. Perhaps if he dies and gives his life for the world? The perfect reflection, … 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

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

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

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

Let’s Have Ourselve’s an Exorcism

What does a Church Leadership meeting and an exorcism have in common? Quite a lot really. When I first joined a leadership team some twenty plus years ago, I was warned that in doing so I would experience “Satanic Oppression”. It was explained to me that because I was now going to be doing the work … Continue reading

The Monster Within

Old eyes Powerful and trained to see Fight fire with fire Anger with anger An eye for an eye Tooth for a tooth No matter the cost, even the score Old eyes Trained for war   I am tied and bound Abducted Dragged into a lonely prison Am I dead? Is this a tomb? Eyes plucked out … Continue reading

Second Thoughts

Hi again. When I wrote the poem last week…….. press here if you haven’t read it, I was actually quite rushed for time. I have had a bit of time to re-read what I wrote, I have received some criticism – so I thought I would add some thoughts onto what I have already written. … Continue reading

Emotionalism

I think I need to be blunt – say it straight out – There is absolutely nothing wrong with emotions!!!!!! There is this idea that has snuck into the Lutheran circles that emotions are “Bad”, emotions are not to be trusted. I tried to explain this in a couple of posts and also in a … Continue reading