Tag Archives: Christianity

Jesus Usage

We’ve used You, Jesus, sometimes savagely to justify our deeds as though they were approved by You who gave them sanctity, though our intentions had been far from pure. We’ve used You, Jesus, to give us support as though You … Continue reading

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Viewpoints

When I see life through just my point of view. my focus sharpens, sharp enough to cut, then I can’t see a viewpoint that is new, and my once open mind is tightly shut. A viewpoint that I deemed complete … Continue reading

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Stargazers*

The lilies that we planted aren’t like those that Jesus said dressed better than a king, nor did they have fine fragrance for a nose, each one a yellowing and wilted thing. Not youthful beauties, but decrepit hags, an ignorant … Continue reading

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Political Wolves

Besides You, Lord, are many others who wish I and other people would be sheep, behaving only as they want us to, as if we all were hypnotized, asleep. They’d have us live to toil and consume and not protest … Continue reading

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The Million Bells

We plucked the wilting blossoms, past their primes, to give the Million Bells plant growing room, as breezes strummed a song on your wind chimes, a peaceful melody of life in bloom. The daily pruning task was time consuming because … Continue reading

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Homelessness Golgotha

I claimed to love you, God, but would walk by a homeless person begging on the street, avoided meeting them then, eye to eye, although I know it’s terrible to treat a person, young or old, a girl or guy, … Continue reading

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Comic-Con

* While in a lengthy line awaiting entry to where a horde of costumed comic fans had gathered for some fun, I saw a sentry outside the line, with other, sterner, plans: evangelizing with a threat of hell by way … Continue reading

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