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I’ve seen your misery;
You’ve poisoned me with your goddamned spite,
And each time I see that glower
I long to peel every inch of flesh from my face. 99 more words


Rest in Peace Grandma ...

She sighs.
Her eyelids grow heavy.
They drop, then suddenly they flutter open again.
She’s awake, but not seeing.
Those watery, faded eyes are like windows, 416 more words

Is It Mercy or Grace or Is It Both?

10 For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it. 11 For he who said, “You shall not commit adultery,” also said, “You shall not murder.” If you do not commit adultery but do commit murder, you have become a lawbreaker. 491 more words


Your Impotent Fury

I do not appreciate this false privilege
You have deftly imparted upon me—
The way you use me as an intermediary
Through which to execute your impotent fury; 120 more words


Praying for the World

It is not Paris we should pray for; it is the world.
It is a world in which Beirut, reeling from bombings
two days before Paris, is not covered in the press. 1,110 more words

The Other Side of Power - The Larger System at Play

My last post emphasized “the existential responsibility” side of the coin. I’d like to spend a little time on the other side of the coin in the service of the whole. 949 more words