Archive for March, 2015

March 29, 2015

We must reforge the prophets of old into pry bars, and topple the truths we once imagined could save us.

March 28, 2015

The Buddha has said: “Even the gods are subject to samsara.” But i say unto you: even our scientists and their truths are in thrall to reckless world views. (They know not how to find the truths that are best for us.)

March 21, 2015

Small follies

This morning I watched an old man pace the contours of St. Peter’s parking lot, again and again. Which of us was the greater fool?

March 15, 2015

On the ides of March

I, too, brutally stabbed you,
for being better than i — now
peace and reason rule instead;
but hope, dear God, has fled!

March 9, 2015

Lord God, do not disappear
until we have learned to replace
you. Teach us, we pray: What is better
than seeking your face? — Then
we may find you once more.

March 7, 2015

Why do we kill the goose and keep the cat? — Because predators flock together? Or are birds without feathers just better?

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