The Two Trees (24 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]In the Wilderness ...Doubts. Funny. On the Hill our doubts are brought on by questions. In the Garden, they are due to answers received.Whom to trust?The more friends we found in the Garden, the lonelier we became. They became, like the fruit, too familiar. No mystery.For the moment, we are content in the Wilderness. Someone holds our hand. We dare not look. Afraid.“All will be well.”“Trust me.”We do not look. Mystery. For … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (23 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again in the Garden ...Anger. Sometimes (do our eyes deceive us?) we seem to partake of anger by mistake. It often looks just like pride.Since pride, we’re told, is the omnipotent remedy for all our ills -- we naturally reach for it daily.Yet anger is found within.“It is not anger. You are a god. You are in control. The world can be yours. Taste and see ....”The creature. We no longer see him. He just seems to accompany our … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (22 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]In the Garden ...Friends. Ah, glorious friends! How we’ve missed you! The betrayals are forgotten. Let us eat, drink, and be merry!In the Garden are many whom we know. They have welcomed us back to paradise with open arms, a warm embrace, and sweet caresses.Lust tastes good as we feast upon the Tree. The way we’re eating, you’d think gluttony was our end! But, alas, all the fruit is good and plenteous. Thanks be to God! (“N … [Read more...]

New Bible Translation! (I am not making this up)

Wherein St Paul encourages frequent "relations" and St Peter is known as Rocky. (It gets worse.) The new translation [sic] is called "Good as New."Heavens!If snakes on trees could talk, this sounds like what they'd say ... … [Read more...]


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