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The Shore that No Man Sees

Thomas Davis

 I sit upon the rocky lakeshore, waves
Long, curving lines that sweep and sing their music
Into the rhythms of my thoughts, their cryptic, 79 more words


Diners and Concerts: You Just Never Know

A diner is a diner, but you never know. In Cincinnati for concerts of Canticle, a new choral work of mine, I spied a diner in an indoor mall near the downtown hotel where I was staying. 992 more words

New Music

Official Love Canticle of the Space Pirate (Canticle #7)

True Love is total despair

The lion of fear descends upon my camp,

“Trust,” You say; You frighten him, and he eats his own demise. 216 more words


From Lupercalia to Valentine's Day, cont'd

Presentation of Christ in the Temple, from the Sherbrooke Missal c. 1310 – c. 1320
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Today is Candlemas, now better known as “grounhog day” or “pancake day.” When I was a child, Candlemas,  915 more words


A Prayer for Candlemas

Candlemas, or the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, has always been one of my favorite “Lesser Feasts” in the Church Year. In addition to blessing the candles used in the upcoming year, we celebrate the wider message of Christianity “enlightening” the world with its light and warmth. 101 more words


Benedictus/Monday, December 14, 2015

Luke 1:67-75

His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied:

68″Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,

because he has come and has redeemed his people. 200 more words


First song of Isaiah, 13 Dec 15

As we noted two weeks ago, we are into canticles or individual songs of praise (from the Latin canticulum meaning little song) in the place of the psalm during Advent. 495 more words