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We have a hill to climb

We have a hill to climb

A Hill to Climb, in full : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/20/amanda-gorman-poem-biden-inauguration-transcript Beauty will save the world. Line by line you can read it with your ears and hear it in the lilt of Amanda Gorman’s voice. There is a hill to climb. It is not for storming. It is not for rising as a mob to rally to […]

Notes on Jan 6

Notes on Jan 6

  It is a week after the riot that burst into the halls of power in Washington. See in this shocking event a window into the face of the mob. There is no greater beast than a mob, high on righteousness and clear on the object of its disgust. One police officer was beaten and […]

Epiphany

Epiphany

Faith by calendar Christmas is familiar. Maybe too familiar. We live in a culture that has twisted Christian practices. We live in a cult of acquisition (masked as giving) and consumption (masked as celebration). There is even an examination of ethical integrity, minus the confession and contrition, asked by an overweight bearded imaginary super freak […]