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ISIS black flag - an iconographical reading

ISIS and their black flags is well known. Documentaries have been shot and articles have been written. Yet, the flag in itself sometimes remains unexplained. 1,049 more words

Reading Inscription


Sitting at the table with a hurt blond devil. Thinking to myself how would she look naked on the beach. Laughing rolling weed into a joint in my lap. 101 more words

Short Pieces

Sequence of Events: Chapter One (first)

A Personal Choice

I loved to choose and see my path; but now…

From the hymn Lead Kindly Light

He had taken everything.  He had grown sufficiently ruthless that he’d taken other people’s stories as well, stories they’d confided to him; in what amounted to a covenant, between a child, as it were, of his parish, himself—and God.  530 more words



The hummingbird goes way back for me. One of the delights of Brazil was our garden that seemed alive with these industrious little birds. Jurgis was particularly taken with them. 372 more words


I Dream of Snowflakes

Its twilight, hushed and cold
Sheathed in swathes of white snow
Atop the hill, the flakes are silver and bold,
Their fall, neither hurried nor slow, 119 more words


Lessons of holy furniture

How the Tabernacle illuminates Jesus’ life and purpose

-Mark Powell-

Not long ago, I decided to preach through the book of Exodus. It was a thrilling experience…until I came to the chapters dealing with the construction of the tabernacle. 1,230 more words


[Tuesday] Idea of the Week

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone’s Memorial Day yesterday went well.

Over the weekend, we had two Otherfaith Hangouts. Our Saturday one occurs weekly, and our Sunday Hangout was just started this past weekend. 1,227 more words