Assurance (Cornucopia of Heaven)

Assurance After Giovanni Gabrieli, “Exultavit Cor Meum”   From depths,             from brokenness, the trumpet sounds, the trumpet                         sounds the new,             it sounds the dawn                         of low made high.                                     Exalt, my heart!             My heart exalts.                         My eyes will see,                                     my ears will hearContinue reading “Assurance (Cornucopia of Heaven)”

From Ashes: Sturm und Drang

Out of the storm, He comes,                         He comes, clearly, speaking victory –             comes with calmness in His step                         and silence for each dread.   Watching mountains quake,                         they quake to see such sureness step upon             these waves of doubting fury;Continue reading “From Ashes: Sturm und Drang”

Immanence

What churches, prisons, feudal pyramids Possess in common is Authority. Only the state’s power, not the State, exists, And power is exchanged through you and me. Our eyes, transfixed by prison walls, confuse The institution with the power it holds Mixing correct use up with the abuse And sovereign love with the despot who scolds.Continue reading “Immanence”