Category: Catholic

Where is my sanctuary?

Photo at St Anthony's Church in Rome, Italy

For a tent was set up. The first part: a  lamp stand, table, and the bread of the Presence. This was called the Holy Place. (Heb 9:2) Then, my heart in fear, rage, and indifference. These two have to mix well. Photo at St Anthony’s Church… Continue Reading “Where is my sanctuary?”

I see it now

Photo of Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere

There are things that may not seem to go together, And then a person shows you otherwise. If I only could have found that person sooner. Photo of Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere  

Now, hear. This

Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls

I made a proclamation, but parts of me weren’t aware. So I made another even louder.  But those parts never woke up. Photo at Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls

The soil portends

Photo of Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere

If I were at the beginning, I could see how the road led me here. I could follow the flow of the oil of gladness and remain on portending soil. Photo from Santa Maria in Trastevere The Latin means (“In this, the first shrine… Continue Reading “The soil portends”

et egredietur virga de radice iesse

Photo of Sant'Anna dei Palafrenieri

(and there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse) New birth taunts like an illusion. Where does it come forth? I waited patiently at the mouth of many places. I may have been changed. But I had too much sameness to… Continue Reading “et egredietur virga de radice iesse”

But who’s in charge of the naughty list now? My turn!

Photo of the Basilica of Paul Outside the Wall

Someone made a list and checked it once Or wrote decrees in pencil. I’ve not had a chance to be despot with mandates inferential. Photo of the Basilica of Paul Outside the Wall

It can be known

Photo of the Vatican Museum

But then I will know fully, just as I am fully known. Did the unknown hide from me or did I hold unto what I needed to be true? In being fully known, I imagine the undoing of a life of attainment in a… Continue Reading “It can be known”

If I could find it there

Photo of the Basilica of Paul Outside the Wall

Love isn’t gilt. Photo of the Basilica of Paul Outside the Wall