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The Stillness of Hope 170812 O my heart, do not take from the love that burns To protect the hope of years How can you hold...
The Whisper in my Ear 170727 O heart don’t lead me astray See the trees that line the gardener’s way Their view is the sun and soil Along with our common toil O heart don’t lead...
The embrace of suffering through the cross of Christ is itself an embrace of the other (Christ came as ‘other’ into his own who received him not, to reveal the human condition and to rewaken the possibility...
The idea of embrace within a theology of the cross takes a pivotal turn in the 20th Century from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s writings in prison. Bonhoeffer’s sacrifice at the hands of the Nazis, and of countless others...
Perpetrator Chastened origin On wounds of spin With wooings to pay For the sacred fray The doyens glanced As the undressed danced On hope denied As hypocrisy thrived Two-faced rehash But dabs in the gash While...
Compatibility in relationships 23rd December 2015 As 2015 closes out, Sharon my wife of 38 years, and my family are away while I sit in solitude finishing yet another academic paper. My thoughts drift momentarily to...