Tag Archives: Christianity

Profession

For years, Love, I professed belief in You, expressing faith in You to everyone, to people whom I didn’t know or knew, yet looking back at all the things I’ve done so few reflect the faith which I professed, and … Continue reading

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Advisers

We love to tell each other what to do and offer, like a treasure, our advice, or talk about our elevated view that, unlike any other, should suffice to tell a person where they are and where they’ve been and … Continue reading

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Valentine Ashes

Since young men who weren’t wed made better soldiers, an emperor banned marriages for them. An empire’s weight fell squarely on their shoulders, their blood worth more than any engagement gem. Yet Valentine, a priest, in secret, wed men to … Continue reading

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Sanctity Obsession

Like someone who’s afraid of getting dirty, I feared the things I thought would stain my soul and spent my days in horror and in worry of all the sins that kept me from my goal of sanctity as of … Continue reading

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Solar Orison

You teach me, Sun, it’s wonderful to shine, though human beings shine differently than you. I know your light’s more luminous than mine, but I hope that it shines through things I do. You also show me that it’s good … Continue reading

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Precipice

On edge, we live our lives as on a cliff, aware our time will come to fall or leap, a time when supple bodies will turn stiff, and we may go to everlasting sleep. And differing advisors say we must … Continue reading

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Chromosomal Bibles

The chromosomal language for the book that told a cell how to assemble you, as if a chef with a recipe to cook, has billions of words, so it knew what to do, and as you formed, each cell received … Continue reading

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