O, mine love… how doth the cherry-blossom flower in newborn Spring-tide. Straining and heavy on the vine, with yet the buds of the Apple still to come. Even now, above the village treetops, merrily veers and darts the Swallow. Dark shadows of an evening early, whispered choruses of ancient sorrow. Low clouds crowd in weeping … Continue reading Whispered Chorus of Ancient Sorrow
Dearest Israel, Today is your fifth birthday. Upon the cresting of the Sun `cross the high Noontide sky, you will be five years of age. Halfway to ten, and a quarter to twenty. I write this letter to you from across the tremulous mists of Time. As I am writing, you are sitting in a … Continue reading To My Son On His Birthday
Today is my last day of work at the school at which I have served as a Teacher and mentor to the many troubled students in my care. I will be starting my new position upon the forthcoming Monday, and have been graciously released by my current employers to take this wonderful opportunity at my … Continue reading Fare Thee Well
A friend of mine recently forwarded the website Stuff White People Like to me with the subject heading: “it\’s so funny because it\’s so true!” A quick Google search shows that it has prompted a deluge of media hype, and even a few imitators (Stuff Asian People Like and Stuff White Parents Like, to name … Continue reading Stuff White People Like!
Last week I accepted an offer of full-time employment from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis as an Assistant Director for a club in the local vicinity; I am to start work this coming Monday (March 31st). While this position includes the usual administrative remunerances (base salary, insurance benefits, paid holidays/vacations), it is the … Continue reading Living For A Working
Earlier today, I devoted the entirety of my Luncheon hour to writing a journal entry on some recent developments. I wrote the entry, proofread the text, did a quick revision of a paragraph or two, and saved the file to my email account (as I am unable to access my journal from the school`s Server). … Continue reading Blocked!
Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple (the one whom Jesus loved) and said to them: “They have … Continue reading The LORD’s Day – Day of Resurrection