poetry

Hope Breaks Dawn

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

poetry

A Journey Continued

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

Thoughts

Arrogance: The Mother of Sin

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

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First Book in New Series

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