Prayer

A Prayer in Spring

By |2015-03-14T10:19:01-05:00March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Poetry, Robert Frost|Tags: |

Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. Oh, give us pleasure in the orcahrd white, Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night; And make us happy in [...]

And Now For Something Completely Different

By |2016-08-03T10:37:13-05:00March 19th, 2013|Categories: Christendom, Culture, Faith, Religion, Stephen Masty|Tags: |

The headline was a catch-phrase for Monty Python, a madcap 1970s British comedy troupe that might well have written the BBC’s news coverage of Pope Francis, but the hilarity was unintentional. (Americans who are spared from watching BBC news broadcasts may now offer up prayers of thanksgiving). The comedy started with a tweet from [...]