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Song of The Day: Karen Marks - Won't Wear It For Long

Lovely dark pop that would sit nicely between Young Marble Giants and Marine Girls on your next mix.
It’s he B-side to Marks sole single, 1981’s, Cold Cafe. 32 more words

Music

A Blast from the Past

This devotion was prepared by Vision Board member Keri Olson.

I just watched the 40th Anniversary of Saturday Night Live.  It was a blast from my past and made me smile from ear to ear.  452 more words

Christian Spirituality

Make Your Hearts Firm

Lent. Ashes on Ash Wednesday, abstinence from meat on Fridays, fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, sacrificing, praying, giving alms.  Does that cover it? 660 more words

Commentary on "The Golem on Ash Wednesday"

Here’s the link you haven’t yet read the poem “The Golem on Ash Wednesday.”

Ash Wednesday is one of my favorite church days. There’s something about confessing that… 511 more words

The Golem On Ash Wednesday

The Golem on Ash Wednesday

…As the dead of winter dies
the ground, smothered in snow, thaws
melting into mire and mud. There
in the clay You see my unmade substance… 111 more words

through the fire five six seven senses of his cross...said the poet

Dèjávu. I have it so often these days, a fleeting moment when something between the passing of the seconds that make up a minute stops, and I’m disconnected from where I am and connect to an almost stationary, a fleetingly static nanosecond of a space and a time past. 256 more words

Corporeal

Thinking of Eliot

“…”This is the time of tension between dying and birth
The place of solitude where three dreams cross
Between blue rocks
But when the voices shaken from the yew-tree drift away… 176 more words

Ash Wednesday