Tag Archives: Confession

Tongue’s Confession

Tongue’s Confession by Deene Webb Clever, clever I think that I’m so clever, As poison spits between my teeth.“Hey, I know!” she says, eyes bright, but sarcasm thick as honey, green as slime seals her idea’s fate.They recoil from my … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Proverbs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Am Sodom

Originally posted on THE RIVER WALK:
Sodom’s sins were arrogance, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door. She was haughty and committed detestable sins, so I wiped her out, as you have seen. (Ezekiel 16:49-50) Read: Ezekiel…

Posted in Prayers, Proverbs | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prayer Shaming

“After a mass shooting, politicians ‘shamed’ for offering prayers” read the headline of this BBC article: “Amidst the news of a mass shooting in California, a lively debate erupted on Twitter over the power and utility of offering “prayers” in the … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers, Proverbs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Morning Prayer: Confession

In the Book of Common Prayer (1962 edition), the first prayer recorded is a liturgical confession: Dearly beloved [children], the Scripture moveth us in sundry places to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness; and that we should not … Continue reading

Posted in Prayers | Tagged | 2 Comments