The beginning of the good news about Donald the Messiah

The Russians Visit the Anointed One 1 After Donald was born in Queens in New York, during the time of Hillary, Russians from the east came to Washington 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born President of the Americans? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”Continue reading “The beginning of the good news about Donald the Messiah”

Clear the way in us, your people

Hanto Yo (Hanto Yo means “clear the way” in the Lakota language of the North American Plains.) God of surprises, you call us from the narrowness of our traditions to new ways of being church, from the captivities of our culture to creative witness for justice, from the smallness of our horizons to the bigness ofContinue reading “Clear the way in us, your people”

A Perfect Circle lament the new beatitudes of Trump era America

A Perfect Circle are set to release a new album in 2018, their first in 14 years, and this month they’ve unveiled a teaser track entitled, “The Doomed”. It’s musically and lyrically explosive. As the song progresses, vocalist Maynard James Keenan paints a dark and disturbing picture of a society hell bent on shrugging off responsibilityContinue reading “A Perfect Circle lament the new beatitudes of Trump era America”

The unacknowledged gods and goddesses of America

A problem I have with Neil Gaiman’s “American God’s” is that the book and TV series do not give nearly enough credit to the staying power of the old gods. Mars, the god of war, is still worshipped by many Americans, as is Hermes, the god of commerce and communication, and Vulcan, the god ofContinue reading “The unacknowledged gods and goddesses of America”