For my paternal grandmother, Margaret.

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I cannot seem to translate the wordless words in my heart;

the young foals spill from their mother and walk in seconds; Continue reading

Progress versus Novelty

I have not seen the latest iPhone but

I’m sure it will be a little bit prettier

than the one before it and

the one before that. Continue reading

Rowan Williams on the Ascension of Jesus

This is the twenty-third follow-up entry to the post, “Gagarin and the Seven Heavens”; here we look at a short entry on the ascension of Jesus by Rowan Williams (published in a theological dictionary), and some homilies by the same either touching on the ascension or else delivered on or about the Feast of the Ascension.

The previous posts ranged across a number of authors at different times and places and religious affiliations, and were not organized well into any outline, so I ordered them; further, the follow-up posts were becoming so numerous, and the text block listing and briefly introducing them was so large, that they were soon going to take up more space than the posts themselves. Thus, I organized and listed them here.

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In that corner

a window fan

inhales frigid


in this corner



the ceiling fan’s perfect circle


a huddle of boxes

flowering open

into an unknown space


Header image found here