The Nine Worthies: The Jews

Joshua Child from the chosen generation And God’s judgement on Canaan Trained by Moses on his mission He purged the promised land from pagans  King David The man after God’s heart He who wears the royal ring  He found Zion in part And turned it into the city of Kings  Judas Maccabee A priest, a warrior, but no king He heard the cries of Zion When

By |2021-03-01T23:27:28+00:00January 18th, 2021|Featured Poems, Home Page Feature, Poems|

The Christmas Contrast

The story of Christmas is one of stark contrast. In both the event of the Incarnation and the history of the holiday to commemorate it, very different things are brought into close proximity. Whether from gnostic philosophy, rigorous pietists, or totalitarian regimes, Christmas celebrations have been a continual source of criticism and controversy since the

By |2021-03-05T16:17:00+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Featured Prose, Home Page Feature, Prose|

The song of the orphan

Ireland~800 AD The rich, melodious voices rose up together in unison. The high vaulted stone walls echoed and rebounded the graceful song. In the church, hundreds of candles lighted the vaulted chamber giving it a holy, almost ethereal beauty. One by one, the hooded monks walked slowly into the chapel, their chant filling the air.

By |2021-02-19T06:05:23+00:00November 4th, 2020|Prose|