Monthly Archives: October 2020

Trying to hold back the Tide

And Then You We arranged our lives as best we can, to keep your holiness at bay, with our pieties, our doctrines, our liturgies, our moralities, our secret ideologies, Safe, virtuous, settled, And then you – you and your dreams, … Continue reading

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This Day is Your Gift to Us

This day is your gift to us;     we take it, Lord, from your hand     and thank you for the wonder of it. God be with us in this your day,     every day and every … Continue reading

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Corrupted into Song

Corrupted into Song By Alvin Feinman As though all things shone perfectly,     Perfected in self-discrepancy:    The widow wedded to her grief,    The hangman haloed in remorse—    I should not rearrange a leaf,    No more than … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Cry

Sometimes I Cry Chris Stapleton There are days that I can walk around like I’m alright And I pretend to wear a smile on my face And I could keep the pain from comin’ out of my eyes But sometimes, … Continue reading

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I Sing Because…

For those for whom worship of the Living God is woven into the fabric of life, one of the sad laments during this time of social distancing has been the loss of communal worship – the singing of praise to … Continue reading

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