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Anthem

The birds, they sang  At the break of day  Start again, I heard them say Don’t dwell on what has passed away  Or what is yet to be. Yeah, the wars They will be fought again  The holy dove  She … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer With 7 Words #BannedWords

We remember the Magi, Observers of stars, Evidence-based seekers Who found their way to kneel before a baby. May we, too, kneel before life’s intricate mysteries Following the path of science-based searchers for truth We remember Mary, Birth-mother of a … Continue reading

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My Soul Magnifies my Beloved

My soul magnifies my Beloved, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, for she has looked with favour on me. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Loving One has done great things for … Continue reading

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let it go

let it go – the smashed word broken open vow or the oath cracked length wise – let it go it was sworn to go let them go – the truthful liars and the false fair friends and the boths … Continue reading

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Whoever Keeps their Life will Lose it,  Whoever Gives their Life will Gain

We are given, we are taken away The best that we can do is give ourselves away What good is time if we don’t use it  to find the path within the pain Whoever keeps their life will lose it, … Continue reading

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The Crack in Everything

  Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything  That’s how the light gets in     Leonhard Cohen

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Blessing When the World is Ending

Look, the world is always ending somewhere. Somewhere the sun has come crashing down. Somewhere it has gone completely dark. Somewhere it has ended with the gun, the knife, the fist. Somewhere it has ended with the slammed door, the … Continue reading

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You Shall Love Your Crooked Neighbour/ With Your Crooked Heart

‘O look, look in the mirror, O look in your distress: Life remains a blessing Although you cannot bless. ‘O stand, stand at the window As the tears scald and start; You shall love your crooked neighbour With your crooked … Continue reading

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Prayer

Prayer the church’s banquet, angel’s age,  God’s breath in man returning to his birth,  The soul in paraphrase, heart in pilgrimage,  The Christian plummet sounding heav’n and earth  Engine against th’ Almighty, sinner’s tow’r,  Reversed thunder, Christ-side-piercing spear,  The six-days … Continue reading

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Angel

  I am the only one here.   I stand in my one place and I can see a good piece down the road. I am yonder, further than the chunk of your stone. Right now, directly, I am persimmon … Continue reading

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