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Eagle’s Flight – Guidance – lights in dark places – 12/2/16

I woke this morning early, exploring my “Room with 12 Doors”. It became apparent (after a time of wondering prayer) that I had entered the door of “Guidance” which I have now subtitled, “lights in dark places”. Here’s the poem … Continue reading

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eagle’s flight – The Road Ahead Review Request – 11/14/15

I’ve been pretty silent on the poetry front for a while. I’ve been working on my book, “The Road Ahead”. It’s getting close to being done. I’d appreciate some added help here if you would. Here’s my Introduction and the Annotated Table of Contents.

Read it through and if you feel so inclined, select one of the chapters that seems to strike you, let me know via email and I’ll send you by return email the chapter you selected. Continue reading

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Eagle’s Flight – rafting – Bonhoeffer – 10/4/13

I’m commuting 2 hours twice a week into the San Francisco financial district by CalTrain and Bart for work these days, and working from home 3 days. I’ve tried to work on the train but that seems to make me tired and its harder to work once I arrive, so I’ve found that reading interesting books is more relaxing and stimulating. My current interesting book is Eric Metaxas’ biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Continue reading

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Eagle’s Flight – rafting – just like us – 9/17/13

Looking at my own callings, and the clumsy way I grow up into Love. I get discouraged, but find a friend in Simon the fisherman, whom Jesus named Peter. I find, I too learn to see with God’s eyes in fits and starts, but all too often see through my own preconceptions or through the eyes of others who would like to believe the Universe operates as they have made it.
(see especially the story in Matthew 16, Luke 22, and John 21) Continue reading

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Betrayal

shit happens. To me, because of me, around me, to those I love, and those I have only heard of. In small doses and sometimes gigantic missteps with global repercussions. Maundy Thursday, the Last Supper is a day of betrayal, of last words remembered, of deeds done that can’t be reversed. These are rough doorways to walk through when hopes and promises look particularly dim. Continue reading

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The Parable of the Wicked Vinedressers – 3/31/12

A good story, that makes the listener take some responsibility for uncovering their own issues in connection to the story, I find more effective than a direct comment telling the other directly what I know to be wrong with them. It turns out, I don’t know what is wrong with them exactly, and need their help to have them uncover what their own motivations might be and what their next steps are.

We need each other on these journey’s we’re on. And sometimes these stories bring us all closer to the conclusion. As did this parable. Continue reading

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Promises 3/30/12

Daring to believe in a promise from a trusted source is a mark of a true relationship.
I’ve felt some promises grab me by the shirt collar, look me straight in the eye and say, “this is for you”, “this is who you could become”. And though it may take some time. This is the road I’m on, to walk into what I’ve been promised, what I’ve dared to believe could be me, just ahead. Now this is how I read scripture, receiving promises, bit by bit. Continue reading

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