conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

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Bearing Witness to Tragedy and Thanksgiving

Posted July 20, 2014 @ 9:31am | by Tripp

A fog sits upon the Berkeley hills. You would think that this is a daily occurrence, but it is not. The years of drought have taken their toll. But it is summer here and that means morning...

 

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Waiting for The Music

Posted July 15, 2014 @ 5:14pm | by Tripp

I am waiting for the music to return, the sonorous graces of laughter and kitchen clinking, of bird call on the hillside. I am waiting for the music to return, the precarious arrangement of hope and...

 

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The Hills Stand Vigil

Posted July 11, 2014 @ 6:28am | by Tripp

There is no accounting for time and spaceAs the blue mist settles on the morning hillsideI imagine the hills of another placeStill bathed starlight and moonglowThe one whom I love is thereI am here...

 

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summer in orkney springs

Posted July 9, 2014 @ 10:27pm | by Tripp

fireflies dance amid the trees along the hillsideall the while children chase across the fieldas the sun sets becoming starlight in the night skyfriends are hand-in-hand talking through the daywhile...

 

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There Is No Solo PhD

Posted July 6, 2014 @ 5:58am | by Tripp

I never watch as much sports coverage as I do when I am at my father's house. ESPN is always on. Baseball is Daddy's present obsession. The season is hot and the Yankees are spotty. His blood...

 

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Listening and Sacrifice

Posted July 2, 2014 @ 7:56am | by Tripp

Listening as an act of love, not surprisingly, is often sacrificial. To listen to someone who opposes you, who wishes you to diminish in some way, is a kind of sacrifice. This listening, as...

 

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