How do we see the true artist? “I saw him with his white rapt face, looking out like a prophet of the living God, sent to speak out of the heart of the mystery of truth. I saw him as he sat staring at the paper before him, scratching all over as with the fury … More The artist is?
Son of Pumpkin Butt You laugh? She raised a single eyebrow, inquisitively. She overweight- still inspiring reflection. The superior English instructor, my mother. “Your reach should exceed your grasp or what’s a heaven for.” Quoted she, quoting Browning the dead Englishmen of old. We have forgotten the greats, focusing rather on our selves … More Son of Pumpkin Butt
The Circle Game Running on our own, making our own way, being right not seeing what’s real. . We; defining our own truth, defining our own god, defining our own self. It’s endless, it’s meaningless, it’s a self centered fabrication; an illusion. . It’s the circle game. . Circling about our desires, circling about our-selves, Circling … More The circle game.
. Circling oneself, Seeking fulfillment on ones own terms. Circling, circling, circling; seeking; . Wait. . Turn to me and you will see differently; says He! He who is the beginning and the end, The creator speaks to those who circle supreme truth. . Circling but not accepting? He is truth! He is the center, … More Circling two
. Circling oneself, Looking for the center Circling. Circling; never-ending quest, never finding rest. Circling oneself is facing emptiness. Seek fulfillment; . Become eccentric. . .
Empty is what we lack, The place to be filled with wonder. Empty is what we are missing. For we fill the empty ourselves, We fill the empty with lesser lovers, While true love waits outside. Outside our empty waits what we lack. We lack room to be filled for … More Empty
A prayer for Now Lead me Lord*, Now While there’s yet life and presence, Before the diminishing that is yesterday. Lead me not in the fantasy that is tomorrow, Lead me while it is yet today. Show forth your purpose and your will, Your presence and Spirit in me, through me now! Lead me Lord … More A Prayer For Now
Dappled light with the razor’s edge of cutting shadows, Dawn has gone now; morning yet wanes. Place within my skull a new thought; a new appreciation of your work, Your hand in my life and my time. Rip away the fog and dismay that are my thoughts, My actions and plans are … More Dappled Light
My Tomb Oh God break forth once and for all. Break forth from the tomb of my doubt, Break forth from the tomb of my apprehension, The tomb of my comforts that are the cancers of my self-serving soul. Break me forth into true life! Your life glorified, in my mortal flesh, … More My Tomb, Your Life
Flayed before the throne of God, My heart, My soul, This emerging, this growth, this transformation It is hard, but good. Flayed before the throne of God, Gratefully; Truth manifest as the flesh quivers before His power, I am undone, yet he is released. It is good with my soul, It is good. william mark … More Flayed