οἶκος is the Greek word from which we get the words “ecology” and “economy.” In the New Testament, the word usually translated as “house” is οἶκος. The oikos is our house and habitation. More…
These little creatures are magical. They give me hours of pleasure and delight. I can see why ancient people viewed them as magical.
I feel like a ghostat the edge of the world,looking back at worldsthat don’t exist anymore. Syd Weedon7/13/2022
“Stow your gear, sailor, and rig for heavy seas.”
They say, “Nothing lasts forever,”
and you don’t believe it until it happens.
The Star – she guides me,
fills my soul with craziness…
Gentle breeze –
it brings me back to life.
The rain on my head is cleansing,
washing away, washing away –
In 1968 I was 14 and had the downtown paper route in Hazard, Kentucky (yes, that Hazard).
I thought I should at leaststay awake while the Ukrainians died,to celebrate the nameless heroeswho gave everything for a word –“Freedom.”May the angels wrap their armsaround them and dry their bitter tears,their last thought: a mother, a father,a lover or a beautiful child.Their shattered limbs bleeding outas the cold and darkness enfolded themthey sang their […]
These old menbring their warsfrom their feveredimpotent dreamsto visit horroron millionsas if that mightsooth their own. Syd Weedon2/24/2022
Wash away the world’s dirt,the sin, the time, the hurt,those horrible questionsthat no one could answer,and no one could avert. Wash away the anger.Wash away the pain.I forgave us for that.Time has come and goneand no one could explain. Wash away the stain,the sick, the profane.Wash away everythingthat holds us back.Let only love remain. I […]
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