Day: November 20, 2013

For Nobody

A yellow flower (Light and spirit) Sings by itself For nobody. A golden spirit (Light and emptiness) Sings without a word By itself. Let no one touch this gentle sun In whose dark eye Someone is awake. (No light, no gold, no name, no color And no thought: O, wide awake!) A golden heaven Sings …

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Religious tattoos

I know with my own tattoos, I was searching for exactly what we proclaim when a new baptismal candidate is sealed with holy oil and the sign of the Cross–a way that every time I saw it, I knew in my heart of hearts I truly was marked as Christ’s own.

Draft Dodgers

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — Week of Proper 28, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 101, 109:1-4(5-19)20-30 (morning) // 89:19-52 (evening) 1 Maccabees 3:42-60 Revelation 21:9-21 Matthew 17:22-27 Our passages from the apocryphal First Book …

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