Monthly Archives: May, 2014

A Prediction


I predict: the U S will become a second rate power before the middle of this century and certainly so by the end of it. China will be the new world power by then. The over fed and under read white male servant class will have died out in such sufficient numbers, thank God, that …

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Finding out someone used your poem


I just found on the site “The Revelation Project” that said site honoured me by using my poem I wrote after the tsunami. A Poem for Japan The earthquake came and the water rushed in and the world was turned upside down, Time circled once again and life seemed to end but in the shadows …

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Snowden


According to NBC Secretary of State Kerry and members of the Administration have expressed rage over the interview that NBC has conducted with Edward Snowden especially angry that allies such as Germany and others now routinely ask in a joking manner if they are being taped by the NSA. My Question for the Secretary of …

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67th Anniversary


God willing,tomorrow is the 67 anniversary of my nativity. I hope to do a wee bit of celebrating today with John later at OHenry’s in so much as I was in the process by this time 67 years ago of preparing for my first coming out affair! Poor Mum, from what I am told by …

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A wee bit of advice to UMC


To all my UMC friends if I may be so arrogant as to give some advice: It is rumored that a movement is afoot in your Church disguised as a defense and affirmation of Christian “orthodoxy” and Wesleyan principles to facilitate and where necessary to force a departure of individuals or associations of individuals and …

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a wee mini catechism


A quick wee mini catechism on Scripture, Marriage and women priests. The Scripture is a gift from the Church not the other way round and it is the Church as the Steward of Scripture that interprets and applies it to daily life and to life in general. There is no such thing especially for Anglicans …

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Thoughts on matters clerical


Before I go down the mountain todat to see my sweet Mum: A question was raised about clerical dress. I grew up in a tradition where the “preacher” wore very nice business suits and even as a child I thought this was not kosher. Robes even a “preaching gown” was considered “Catholic” though we did …

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“Respecting”


As I read the Gospels I find that Jesus is NOT respectful of the religious establishment, nor is he of the money interests who serve and pervert that establishment and in fact he reserves his harshest condemnation for it and for later generations who will claim to follow him who do not feed the hungry, …

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The Obscenity of Marriage


“The Obscenity of Marriage” Now that I have your attention I am referring to the inordinate and at times immoral amount of money that is spent for weddings in the US. I saw a programme today on the great wasteland that is American TV that proudly listed over 300 thousand dollars spent on a wedding. …

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Repeating History


To All the Asheville folkes and to those in the country who care about marriage equality. Over thirty years ago I was witnessing same gender couples marriage and did so proudly. My first marriage at which I was the officiant was preceded the week before by the baptism of one of the partners who was …

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