Sacred Threads

25 Jun 19
Vernon Miles Kerr

An Open Letter from God This is a copy of text read by Paul Harvey on a radio broadcast clear back in 1998.  This says it all.  When I read it I was shocked that it mirrored a lot of my writings on this blog and on my Twitter feed @kerr_vernon — but far more […]

25 Jun 19

It started like a brief whisper in the wind, a tingling, imperceptible brush against your cheek, not even enough to make a leaf flutter. Now it’s howling and snapping in every direction, so chaotic and strong it rips you apart, no matter how tightly you try to hold it all at your chest. My demons […]

25 Jun 19
Amber Mattingly

  *Just Love Gathering Houston When my daughter was young, she was passionate about princesses. She had several princess birthday parties. We took a Disney vacation and her goal was to get a picture and autograph from every Disney princess. She even asked to have the Princess for a day experience at Disney for her […]

25 Jun 19
Another Chicago Magazine

Ruth couldn’t quite forget that her husband, David, had slept with Diana before he slept with Ruth. Diana had just arrived at the farm from Seattle on her way to Canada. Ruth figured the detour had cost her a day and 600 miles. She caught herself probing for jealous feelings, but decided she was glad […]

25 Jun 19
THE TEMPLE OF THEM

+O+ – “Possible other names for the group are “Ziggurat” after the Sumerian’s – but it’s just a thought. As to some kind of distilled symbolic essence I am still in deep thought.”+O+ “I wouldn’t like to have anything in common with “the Fertility Crescent” where from the Magian started their expansion. AL has introduced […]

25 Jun 19
Espacio de Palabras de Luz

In the hummingbird kingdom Maybe in the morning nobody loves, no one feels like a thunder in the fullness of the storm. Maybe in the morning nobody will dance like the branches of a tree, or dance with the southern wind. Although nobody dawns with his eyes at dawn, although no one deserves to share […]

25 Jun 19
Pakistan News Shows, Debates and Discussion

NEW DELHI: In another shocking incident, a 12-year-old boy lost his life while trying to doa Tik Tok challenge in India earlier this week. According to India Today, the 12-year-old from India’s Rajasthan state attempted a Tik Tok challenged which proved deadly him. The boy, a resident of Kota, Rajastahn, died as he hanged himself […]

25 Jun 19
Inkfinger's Entries

Richard took an oath that he had sworn To honour God and all he stood for But now he’s found he’s broken the law He’d struck a man he’d quarrelled with before Facing incarceration Symbolic parables He entered the church from the back door Many times he walked that sacred floor And then he knelt […]

25 Jun 19
THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICE

Praying, for me, is not the same as when I began my Lay Cistercian odyssey seven years ago. I considered myself somewhat religious, but I could never have imagined I would be where I am today in my prayer life. Some of the prayer are the same ones I said years ago. All that is […]

25 Jun 19
House of Rain

Chapter 1: The Hero of Darkness, Falling into Darkness   “I’m going to say it…I’ve always loved you Shion! I-if you’re fine with someone like me, can you go out with me?” On a night of a full moon, my party’s healer Emily confessed to me in the shadow of a rock bed. “Wha-Umm. Well, […]

24 Jun 19
THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICE

I have uncovered five levels of spiritual awareness as I sat, one Sunday morning at Eucharist, thinking about how my attention span waxes and wanes as I listen to the Word. I usually must make an effort to keep my focus on the readings and the sermons, then try to grow deeper as I listen […]

24 Jun 19
Espacio de Palabras de Luz

Shema mother, listen to the sounds of the people Captive is your soul in that sad cage of steel and silver enshrined. Captive is your mind, in that sad labyrinth of secret passageways. Captive is your weary heart, which beats accelerated with enormous passion. Captives are your ego and alter ego asleep. Asleep they hide, […]

24 Jun 19
Reflections on the Sacred Liturgy

Tuesday of the 12th Week in Ordinary Time [I] Genesis 13:2,5-18  +  Matthew 7:6,12-14  June 25, 2019    “How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life.”    Coming to the end of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, today we hear Him offer several brief proverbs.  It would be difficult to thread […]