Why does a date-palm lose its leaves in autmn?
Why does every beautiful face grow in old age
wrinkled like the back of a Libyan lizard?
After playing a good hour, easing the audience into the place we share with God, the leader, years of hard road on his face, put his horn do ...
Under the fading day star
dawn lifts the edges of the night.
The light of early morning
rides the wind into this rocky chamber
facing to the ...
A time comes when silence is betrayal. Even when pressed by the demands of inner truth, men do not easily assume the task of opposing their ...
Great God, who told us "Vengeance is mine," save us from ourselves,
Save us from the vengeance in our hearts and the acid in our souls.
Fredrick Zydek, U.S.Catholic
There are prayers that slip between our
sacred urges and go into the dark places
we dare not name. They are with us
even when we are not loo ...
A Mediation on the Presentation (Luke 2:22-40)
Keeping with tradition's law
the parents came to bless their child
when Simeon at death's door saw
salvation's hope - both harsh and mild.
Sheep have it,
Goats do not.
Oxen are in,
Hippos are out
Camels are a hit,
Pandas are a flop. ...
Each time a child is born...
we sense that life goes on.
All is not lost. There is a deep resilience within,
stronger than the grasp of deat ...
Shrouded in mists of time
she waits alone in the garden,
veiled, her name obscured,
the forsaken Rose.
lost counterpart of Logos, the Word, ...