Beauty fools admire Arrogance does impress Hair burnt by fire Face cracked with stress Better than reality Roles well played Masking insanity Life these days Primarily unnecessary Useless bell and whistle Modesty become heresy Currency the epistle Every one a prostitute Soul sold for grain Vacuous and destitute No devils to blame… Continue reading Hope Breaks Dawn
The ability to feel and express love is a cornerstone of our humanity. A person who is able to honestly do this is ahead of the curve. Therefore, don't mock those who love, admire them.
Chocolate silk Skin on mine Vanilla milk Contrasts intertwine Coconut oil shine You smell of rose Feeding my eye Filling my nose Every curve An exploration Every smile Your invitation I am consumed You take me whole My flower bloomed Feeding my soul All that I am Is made new A… Continue reading A Sense Beyond
Twisted and torn Mangled and soiled Tired and worn Courage recoiled This middle age My survivor's guilt Comfortable cage Wild youth built Beginning the end? Finding second wind How to pretend? Joy to live Lessons learned Some with regret Grand bridges burned Many an unpaid debt Puzzle in progress Each piece… Continue reading A Journey Continued
All sins originate in our tendency for arrogance. Beginning with our expulsion from the Garden of Eden we have continuously traveled down the path of allowing arrogance to cloud our judgment and open the door to our propensity for sin. It is the belief, or rather an assumption, in our individual greatness that causes us… Continue reading Arrogance: The Mother of Sin
The first book in my new crime series was released today (4/18/2018)! A Priest in Lilburn (Silouan & Augustine Book 1) An Orthodox Christian priest with a less than pure past is thrust into the struggle to combat human trafficking and sex slavery. Father Silouan tries to navigate the sea of gangsters and prostitutes in… Continue reading First Book in New Series
For us you die Do we give thanks? With love you rise Do we give thanks? Glorious sacrifice Do we pray? Surrendered life Do we pray? In body you preach Do we listen? With blood you teach Do we listen? Low we receive Do we understand? High we believe Do we understand?… Continue reading An Offering for Pascha