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Jesus Modeled for Our Class Today

Jesus modeled for our class today,
naked in his open-palmed innocence.
We had never seen such a model before.
He even brought with him his own light.

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What Is

From A Place Where Secret Shadows Shine

If you can
tell me where
I’m going
after I leave here,
I won’t be
going there.

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Street Psalm

Written 12/89

For the freedom of the air
that absorbs the smoke of hand-rolled cigs

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The “End Times” Scenario

Millennium, seven years, beast, Armageddon — even the word “rapture”
Terms of so-called truth emanating from a final book granted little stature

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Comfort, Assurance, Peace

May we be comforted, God, by your eternal presence — inward, around, among us
As the ground of all being, your creation knows no boundaries

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The Lens

Embraced by all the natural wonders of the Creator’s infinite realm
The transition to adulthood seemed smooth for an outdoors kid like me

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Evolving

It was a long and complicated evolution
from matter
to life
to consciousness
to self-consciousness.

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Sacred Idleness

The soul hungers for a taste

of nothing.

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I Found It

A bumper sticker
displayed with pride
for all the world to see.

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The Duero at Soria (For Roberta)

By the caves of San Satorio
We hold hands and gaze at the quiet rush of the Duero
As once did Leonor Machado and her husband Antonio,
The poet of the two Spains – upstream and down in time -
Through this same place where hermit monks of old
Contemplated the flow that ever is here and now
And drew close to the subtle power moving the silent river
Imperceptibly carving the hill of Soria, steep and stark.

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Love

We meet again.
The moment,
Kind and generous,
The beauty,
Peaceful and serene

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Topics: Fiction and Poetry and Worship & Liturgy. Resource Types: Poetry.

The Mystic Bible

Every once in awhile, we come across resources that are not easily available to our global readership and we feel l it necessary to support and offer them. This kind of creative work we support helps people all along the spectrum understand our intent and theology. The Mystic Bible is perfectly balanced on the progressive spectrum, meaningful for people who are deeply connected to the stories of the Bible, mystical and poetic, and yet innovative and theologically progressive.

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