Monthly Archives: December 2016

646 aka 12-24-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

There was a time when all the gifts beneath the tree were “From Santa” and with a beguiling specificity, were almost all for me. Bags of Civil War soldiers, their skin Blue or Gray depending. A red cabed, silver trailer … Continue reading

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645 The Constitution 12-17-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

Showing a little wear lately but still the strong, bolted on hinge of the see-saw. Though creaking sometimes, like an aging History Prof, who knows more than his whole department, but just takes a little longer to get it straightened … Continue reading

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644 December 21 12-21-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

Tonight is the longest night. And just after the longest darkness begins the coming of the light. Spinning on her axis, Earth, degree by degree, second by second shifts her face toward the sun. Thus, at the start of Winter, … Continue reading

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643 Shinning Through 12-10-16 (go to 580 for word search)

The stone on which I sit is as porous as a fishing net, the spaces between its atoms as wide as the universe surrounding a meager sprinkle of stars. As is a week. Sabbath, a thin split in the six … Continue reading

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642 A novice between the realms 12-10-16 (see 580 key)

I lay me down to doze on the downs of Glastonbury. A warm spring afternoon. The grass is rich and green and new, the ground, soft. My hands clasp behind my head,for pillow. I drowse and hear two voices. “Greetings, … Continue reading

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641 John 10:6 ” Other sheep ye know not of” 12-10-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

An elf I know has hinted his kind is considering “a departure”, for it seems matter now weighs too heavy on the earth. “Where will you go?”, I ask him, fearful of losing such an old friend. “Well, we’ll think … Continue reading

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640 other realms 12-10-16 (go to 580 key word search)

When that man Moses on the first mountain saw a bush burning but not consumed, He saw Something. When that man Jesus, thirsty, hungry, exhausted in the desert some 40 days, saw Satan strolling towards him, snickering, He saw Something. … Continue reading

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639 The magic show 12-10-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

Why do we rush to the magic show? Why do we wish it to be so? We have forgotten: It is real! We miss it, unnecessarily. For to miss something is to have had it once before. The magic man … Continue reading

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