Tag: Catholic

Measuring Line

Sarcophagus at Santa Maria Antiqua Church

A story was incised And all the faces hewn. Their life was canonized For futures to attune. The looming of the giants Left two paths of wreck. To be more was defiance. To be less were all in check. Photo at Santa Maria Antiqua…

Arrival

The original time has come, to make us one as we always were. From this time, all creation can speak. From one voice, an unending portrait. Merry Christmas! Photo of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Rome, Italy 

Out in the Open

If I were to be frank, I would just do it. No hesitation. I wouldn’t wonder and plot all of the paths. Dissect the layers of meaning. And find the intersection where it would all work out. I would just be frank. But then,…

Shared Existence

Pope Francis

It’s a time of good wishes, cheer and hope. It’s my birthday today! And also the Pope’s.   Original Version: Gift of a fruitcake or soap-on-a-rope! Today is my birthday, … And also the Pope.” Photos from Oct 19, 2016 General Audience Other photos I took…

I’m getting out

The exit I was looking for was people who were against others. This was the sum and total of my reasoning. An elaborate escape plan Reduced to binary thinking. There’s a zero.  There’s a  one. The exit I wasn’t looking for was there are no…

It was what was meant

I can trace my lineage. It wasn’t erased. When they tried,  they didn’t miss what they lost. Photo at Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore

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…

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