Monthly Archives: February 2016

For You (Sarah)

Outstretched and broken. Opened up. Exposing my heart. Search me. You will find even the ugly. I’m mended with bits of tape and string. Each day hoping to get better; All for you. You, Have made me wholly aware, Of … Continue reading

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There Is Hope

I spoke to him on the phone for the first time in years, and I was surprised by how his demeanor had softened. Much of the competitive edge had smoothed down, and I saw a genuineness in his desire to … Continue reading

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The Darkness We Know

I remember being just like him. The search for God among the gnostics is wrought with rabbit trails and dead ends attended to by charismatic teachers who each proclaim, “this is the way!” and “I have the true understanding!” It is easy … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Faith

I wonder what they’d say if they knew I crossed the Threshold; if they knew I joined in communion with that which they called a blasphemous heresy. Would they hold me in greater contempt, or be grateful to be rid … Continue reading

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Shattering Cycles

Love, From the onset I was told that I had to love them. They were family. Their love was unconditional On the condition that I looked like them. But I was an odd duck in skin that didn’t fit right. … Continue reading

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The Act of Making Love with the Dead

When I was in high school I wrote a four-page hand-written poem about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It was written as an epic battle between God and Satan over the souls of men. Very Joseph Campbell collides … Continue reading

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Take This Cup

She is not anchored here. She’s still drifting on restless waves. Still casting nets into empty seas. She washes in the river, Knows that people like her can never be holy, People like her can never be clean. But it’s … Continue reading

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