Category: Virginia

Scientific Genius

“The world in which we live is geographically one. The great challenge now is to make it one in terms of brotherhood. … What we are facing today is the fact that through our scientific and technological genius we’ve made of this world a…

I will be replaced

There was a Jew from Bethlehem and He loved. (John 15: 9 -11) It was a story, simplified. (Matthew 22:36-39) For us, the ones outside. (Romans 11:17-18) He came from the kingly line. (Matthew 1:1-17) The people entrusted. (Romans 3:1-2) A covenant not made…

Easter Dresses Contemplative

I saw you in every color and I recognized what I hadn’t seen. I saw you blossom so I planted more. I saw you hugging and my distances were narrowed. I didn’t wait to see you. I only needed to see. Photo at Annandale…

Simultaneous Words

Rising emerged as one was my downfall. There were no parts but a congealed unit That announced itself by agreeing. So I divided and let each part conquer with its own language, that came from one word. They speak of joyful destruction. And one…

Speaking

Flowers from event at Wesley United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA

Two people were in a relationship when one was speaking. Every choice was discussed; again one was speaking. Actions present here created with a distant mind. Control and freedom within one was speaking. Happy and silence are cherished for love and reward. Fearing thoughts since a…

Incorporated

from Letters and Papers from Prison By Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “I will write to you in Italy about the Song of Solomon. I would in fact read it as a song about earthly love, and that is probably the best ‘christological’ interpretation.” Rightly do they love….

Life Steward

Trees in Arlington, VA

Brokenness sounds Like a branch with a slight tear. Compelling discourse of imagined err. Possible hurt is as now. But wholeness is shrugged Like the healthy bough. Photo of Arlington, VA