The Power of a Peaceful Leader: The Fly and the Fruit

"Blessed are the Peacemakers." First of all, can I just say, it was so nice to have a debate so chill that all anyone is talking about is THE FLY?!? Man I needed to wake up for one day and read a thousand jokes about that funny moment in the debate after what happened last... Continue Reading →

Pray for Trump

Lord, have mercy on them. Many of my followers are angry and hurt by the way Trump has handled the coronavirus. So am I. My sense of justice and irony in storytelling is making this particular information extremely difficult to process. If this were in a movie or a book, it would be perfect. But... Continue Reading →

How to Fast: God’s Way

Isaiah 58 changed my life and understanding of what God wants from His people. It begins with God telling Isaiah to tell His people to “Cry our full-throated and unsparingly...tell them their wickedness and the House of Jacob their sins.” He is not mincing words here. They listen, they cry out and ask Him, “Why... Continue Reading →

1.4 Billion Dollars

Today, there is darkness surrounding the Catholic Church. The term is on the lips of everyone conservative or liberal, but for wildly different reasons. One side is posting the associated press article saying that the Catholic Church lobbied for money during the Coronavirus payout and received 1.4 billion dollars. The other is angry about the... Continue Reading →

The Associate Pastor’s Tirade

Part I We barrelled into Church a motley crue, composed of one shoeless screaming to be shirtless, who wanted to run and climb. Hung from the other arm was one whose Only desire was to scream and run, but Who had cried out "I want Jesus" in the parking lot. I came for the Living... Continue Reading →

Please Don’t Let Me Die

That song is playing agan The one I play to praise when I'm afraid I won't make it this time. "Even when it hurts" I pray again with beads Clutched in my hand Like a holy card or nun Oh, God, Please don't let me die. It's another one of those nights, I don't know... Continue Reading →

When Did I Stop Writing Poetry?

When did I stop writing poetry? Was it when I told you who I was? Was it when this place online Became a place in your face Without somewhere to hide mine? When did I start preaching Like so many talking heads Doing the things I don't do Yet learned to, but still don't Understand... Continue Reading →

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