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I Want You to Know Me

  I want you to know me/ so I tell you to open the way for others/ before there is anything to see/ before you are able at all/ before you even agree   I want you to have faith … Continue reading

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Keep the Feast

  in the middle of nowhere/   I pray for you/ bless you and break you/ then you are shared/ then you are food/ then you are fed/   I pray for you/ bless you and break you/ then they … Continue reading

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Thirst

                   I thirst for God/ and parched I always come to ask for more/ I thirst and only short is my relief when I sit down and eat/ you offer full and … Continue reading

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I Ask Where Home Is

  I ask where home is/ and you answer/ Here with me/ you even handed me the keys/ and while you wait/ with the table prepared/ candles lighted/ slow steam rising with tantalising scents/ flowers to draw the eye in … Continue reading

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Where Are We…

…on the whole religious life discernment thinking? While I am still sifting through all the things that come up to tell me it’s all nonsense and don’t I have anything better to do – no, nothing’s changed. I still want … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional IV

It has been the story of my life that the more I knew my own truth, the more I tried to live my truth faithfully, and the more open and trusting my relationship with God became – the less I … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional III

Let’s consider that, yes, I could go forward for selection to the priesthood. And if I tell the church that I accept its view on homosexuality, they’d be fine with that too. Thing is, I do not accept their position on … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional II

You may wonder what the “unconventional” aspects of my life are that have caused this whole discussion. I’ll give you a general overview of the things in my life that are unconventional – unconventional meaning: not the usual path. Not … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional I

The word “unconventional” has crept up too often in the more recent conversations about me and my vocation discernment to be ignored any longer. It seems that to some, namely – and mainly (but not only) – the church and … Continue reading

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