Tag Archive: sky

Jun 15 2013

On my wind-blown heart.

I am in Kansas now, like some through-the-looking-glass Dorothy, where left is right, and I know this isn’t home but my fleeting, exhausting, ruthless and wind-blown fairy tale, and soon an airplane-shaped tornado will carry back home the little old me, just the same as I was and yet not the same. Because I’ve been …

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Mar 25 2013

On the fluttering heart of the Triduum.

The piece to follow was written almost exactly one liturgical year ago: on Holy Saturday, 2012. I was alone that Triduum, a year ago. I have been essentially alone for every Christian holiday since Christian holidays began to mean something to me beyond the turning over of social calendars and subjects of scholarly study — except …

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Dec 16 2012

On being a beholder.

In the Words of the Beholder by River Adams Original publication in: Crosstimbers 12 1 (2012): 54-55. I find special beauty in the sky. A cliché to many, it is not to me, and that beauty stuns me every time anew. I raise my eyes to the heavens, often, in a habit that never becomes …

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