Words Without Eyes

I’ve been thinking about the role that social media plays in our lives today, and especially how it insulates us from one another and even gives opportunity for the snarkiest, rudest, and most alienating words.  “Words Without Eyes” is a reference to the words we paste on FB posts, comments to a post, and Twitter posts that destroy the fabric of our democracy.  

Words Without Eyes
21 September 2018

Words without eyes
Easily written, disembodied
Sent with the press of a key
Weaponized and deadly

No gazing at the Other,
No asking, “What do you think?”
No sitting in stillness
No legs under the table of hospitality. Continue reading →

Triptych

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

 

triptych-7-638Glory be to God – Father, Son, and Spirit.
Not a pantheon or god aloof
But purest love and divinest secret.

Glory be to God – Father of the Earth.
Source of all mind. Infinitely loving.
Origin of Creation. Giving life its birth. Continue reading →