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O Wisdom II

I am reposting this because today, December 17, is Sapientia.

This is a sonnet based upon the Great O Antiphon, O Sapientia which is sung on December 17. 461 more words


Emptiness (A Shakespearean Sonnet)

O! lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud!
I fall upon the thorns of life! I bleed!
~ P.B. Shelley, An Ode to the West Wind… 115 more words


From Love to Hope to Faith

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all. Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect longsuffering as an example for those purposing to believe in Him for eternal life. 210 more words


Unshod, Thy Feet

This sonnet follows from this year’s Advent series, Where Are You? It is based on Exodus 3 where Moses comes to Mt Horeb and finds the Lord (or is found by the Lord). 180 more words


The Fragrance of Jasmine (Trigger Warning: Reader's Discretion is Advised)

Childlike innocence senses the smell
Of the flowers, as he sits on the seat
Staring out the window at summer’s heat.
No glimpses of roses from Jezebel. 98 more words


Paisible démon de sinople

L’enfer ne lui est pas un bagne ;
Il est lent, comme un paysan
Ou comme un boeuf au poil luisant,
Un ange toujours l’accompagne. 71 more words


The Parlando Project Winter 2017 Top 10 Part 2

Picking up from where we left off yesterday, here are the next three most popular audio pieces based on readers here hitting the like button along with the number of streams and downloads counted during this past fall. 864 more words