A Tiny Bit of Love

July 17th, 2017 By punkpriest

A TINY BIT OF LOVE “My friend Bill Cotton wrote this biblical commentary: “The Harpers Index for May 2017 estimated the combined net worth of Donald Trump’s cabinet, twelve members, to be $61,380,600.00. I am sitting here thinking about that number and the image of a young woman keeps interrupting. The mother of two, she […]

Simply Love Them

July 16th, 2017 By punkpriest

Simply Love Isa. 55:10-13; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23 I am often asked “What kind of training do you have to have to do your work?”  And I think of Shaggy who is 45 years old, a drunk, homeless for thirty years, he comes  to my door each night for a pair of socks and food. […]

Choosing Friendship

July 15th, 2017 By punkpriest

Choosing Friendship ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of […]

Living Life on the Edge

July 9th, 2017 By punkpriest

  Journey on the Edge   I have spent my life wearing masks. I have spent my life being a liar. Leonard Cohen gives a good summary of my life, and all of our lives: “Ring the bells that still can ring, for get your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, that is […]

A Prophet’s Reward

July 2nd, 2017 By punkpriest

A Prophet’s  Reward II Kings 4:8-11, 14-16; Romans 6:1-11; Matthew 10:37-42 When Jesus talks of a reward for receiving a prophet or for giving a cold water he is not talking about some pie in the sky reward, Jesus is telling us that we will be received in to God’s inclusive divine love as we […]

July 1st, 2017 By punkpriest

THE SEAMLESS THREAD– Newsletter of   FRANCSICANS  AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY Fr. River Damien Sims, sfw, D.Min., Facilitator July-August, 2017     Journal of the Alien Street Priest:   The new movie Wonder Woman is a parable on God’s relationship to humanity.   In one of the final scenes she is confronted with the temptation […]