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sorrow and regret
pebbles under weary feet
road of penitence

Kim M. Russell, 2017

My response to Carpe Diem #1127 penitence

Chèvrefeuille tells us that the Road to Santiago has secrets but along the way we can find wonderful villages, cities and beautiful places like churches and cloisters. 409 more words

Carpe Diem

Haiku: Felicia of Aquitaine

in dappled shade
the little church waits
for his return

Written for Carpe Diem #1127 penitence


Prayer in the sense of petition ... [C.S. Lewis]

Prayer in the sense of petition, asking for things, is a small part of it; confession and penitence are its threshold, adoration its sanctuary, the presence and vision and enjoyment of God its bread and wine.” ** — C.S. Lewis


Disputation [18]

dois loer aprés sa vie. Car selon celle ordonnance nul ne scet s’il est digne d’avoir l’amour de Dieu. Et pour ce de bonté et de perfection d’autrui nul ne doit jugier, raconter ne dire jusques au jugement de Dieu. 511 more words


Disputation [15]

-mon qu’il avoit prinse en sa messe celuy jour.

Adonc le pryeur tira hors de son sain la boiste et en la presence de tout le esleva entre ses mains disant a l’esperit: Se tu croiz fermement sans quelque doubte que c’estoit cy le precieux corps de Jhesucrist qui print char humaine en la Vierge Marie, receut mort et passion et au tiers jours resuscita, et tous l’esperis l’adourent, a sa vertu ne peuent resister. 475 more words


Gunpowder & Lead

Never was it intended, For I this to write,

Though to write has always been the craving I fight

Fights cause fright, With all might that sometimes lasts nights… 551 more words


Brave Christmas Rose

Hellebore blooming

I was shocked by what I heard on the news this morning via one of our local radio stations (I thought they were more or less independent but now I realize they go right along with the system).  254 more words