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…
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 […]
The gray dove is on the wingsinging her sad song.The relentless sky threatens stormsand the morning comes too slow.I will be with you in the … The Gray Dove is on the Wing
Remembering those days when we were kids and Daddy was in charge and somehow he could make everything work out, or at least he could make it look that way even when it didn’t. He was a wizard. He understood perception. He was my best friend in this world. Those were strange times. We could […]
Real men say, “I’m sorry” and mean it.
Real men care about the people they hurt…
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