Author Archives: R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

About R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

As I enter the third third of life, I am becoming aware of the role of elders today “to enlarge spiritual vision, being devoted to prayer, living in the face of death, as a living curriculum of the Christian life” (Dr. James M. Houston). I am a life long and life wide learner who seeks to: *decipher the enigma of our worth *rescue from the agony of prayerlessness *integrate spiritual friendship.

The Very Definition of Peace

The Very Definition of Peace by Nancy Peacock “I remember about 5 years ago lying in bed late one night pondering what would be the hardest two things that could ever happen to me. There were of course a number … Continue reading

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The Two as One, The One as Two

Joseph    by Burke Sperling No one said it would be like this! What ever happened to      The two shall be come one? Each day she      Grows,           Shines,       … Continue reading

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More like Mary

Pregnant     by Burke Sperling I dreamt the other night – You were pregnant. This is the second time now… The odd thing though is I was deeply stirred.      Aroused by the curve Of your belly, The … Continue reading

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Wounds/abuse 

Originally posted on Recluseangel:
Howling shrieks rouse the midnight hour “Her wounds” ?awaken to the tune of a different serenade… Effortlessly down the stairs ?she glides, “Her wounds” cry a melancholic strain The music plays … She gladly makes new…

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The Art of Vengeance

“Art goes to where words cannot reach.” James Romaine This reminded me something Odysseas Elytis said so long ago (note: “Wanting to be Heard“): The lack of synchronicity between nature and man caused the lack of synchronicity between body and soul. … Continue reading

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On Sacrifice

On Sacrifice, by Kelly Davidson My father was a fighter pilot stationed in Germany during the Cold War. His much older brother, Ken, spent all of WWII as a sailor, clinging to the frozen railing of a Corvette in a … Continue reading

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How we begin to remember

Under African Skies by Paul Simon Joseph’s face was black as night The pale yellow moon shone in his eyes His path was marked By the stars in the Southern Hemisphere And he walked his days Under African Skies This … Continue reading

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