Author Archive: celticbishop

Duke


It seems that the Baptist and supposedly "Christian" institution of Wake Forrest Baptist Hospital has decided that I make too much for financial assistance. Yeah it is those lazy retired seniors who make less than 12 thousand dollars a year that is the problem with our health care system alright! Jesus would not qualify for …

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Wake Forrest Med


It seems that the Baptist and supposedly "Christian" institution of Wake Forrest Baptist Hospital has decided that I make too much for financial assistance. Yeah it is those lazy retired seniors who make less than 12 thousand dollars a year that is the problem with our health care system alright! Jesus would not qualify for …

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tonight


The crickets are singing their lament and longing the moon is waiting less and less the sun is fearful of overstaying its welcome and the night is growing older smells and wonder recollections and pauses are these not eternity’s glimpses Andrew Gentry

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the reality of the body politic


Years ago when the hypocrites that controlled the House, much like the ones today, that is the Republicans, decided to impeach Bill Clinton for getting what would become the most expensive blow job in American political history a French newspaper wrote an editorial essentially saying American politicians are in fact hypocrites and hypocrites on many …

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this is caring


Mission Health in Asheville at least in the Neurology Department begins every recorded conversation, because it is rarely you actually are able to talk to a human being, with a pledge to make your experience an “exceptional” one. Well mine has not been one. Earlier this week when I was in exceptionally severe pain and …

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Three gods


Isn’t it interesting than when black males are murdered on video by police or when 49 people die in a night club the Republican god sheds nary a tear or demands any justice for the innocent who died in fact some of this god’s preachers and teachers and scholars of the law demand that he …

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self check out


After working what in America is called “self check out” where all you have to do is scan your items you want to buy and select the method of payment I have decided that men and women approach the computer registers in entirely two different ways. Men if they are over 49 stare at the …

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Choices


As a world or planet if you prefer we decide whose lives have value. We decide who is innocently killed and who is just in the wrong place at the wrong time. We decide who to mourn and who to ignore. We decide which children can starve to death and which we are going save. …

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call for rebuke


Call for rebuke: In light of the shooting in Orlando and the disgusting comments by the Lt Governor of Texas and the comments by a Republican Senator, David Perdue, who prayed for the death of the President it is high time that the the bishops of the Church be they Methodists, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, …

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A point is being made


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