Factober

I have no resentments, no complaints, no ax to grind. I simply feel what I feel and do what I do.

Posted 5 months ago

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The sun had burned through and the day had gone from dull to dazzling, yet

The sun had burned through and the day had gone from dull to dazzling, yet in the west blask-satin thunderheads continued to stack up. It was as if night has burst a blood-vessel in the sky over there.
Posted 5 months ago

You know what the fellow said – in Italy, for thirty years under the Borgia

You know what the fellow said – in Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, they had five hun
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

In the mind of the kid in skinny jeans leading the worship band, there isn’

In the mind of the kid in skinny jeans leading the worship band, there isn’t a large enough gap between holiness and sinfulness, truth and error, demons and angels, or heaven and hell.
Posted 5 months ago

Poetry, for me, is the answer to, 'How does one stay sane when private live

Poetry, for me, is the answer to, 'How does one stay sane when private lives are being ransacked by public events?' It's something that hangs over your head all the time.
Posted 5 months ago

The struggle to keep aroused emotions within proper boundaries is won by pu

The struggle to keep aroused emotions within proper boundaries is won by putting a conscious leash on them and leading them like junkyard dogs right to the throne of grace
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.
Posted 5 months ago

As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil huma

As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. I Peter 4:2
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I want you out in the hallway, against the far wall in single file, ready t

I want you out in the hallway, against the far wall in single file, ready to move, in fifteen. Drop your fartsack, Ratliff.
Posted 5 months ago

Blaming the ex for the breakup is like blaming the clothes for not fitting

Blaming the ex for the breakup is like blaming the clothes for not fitting you.
Posted 5 months ago

Be good to everyone you meet.

Be good to everyone you meet.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Arriving someplace more desirable at some future time is an illusion. This

Arriving someplace more desirable at some future time is an illusion. This is it.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

They explored me high enough as mountain climbers reached the mountain tops

They explored me high enough as mountain climbers reached the mountain tops.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago