Author Archives: chargerneil

Prophesy to the Wind

O mortal can these bones live? This people who continues to dwell in the valley of death This people who refuses to learn from the past, these ears that did not hear These hands which did not help and the … Continue reading

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Exodus 25: Holy Things for Holy Space

Exodus 25: 1-9 A Voluntary Offering for the Tabernacle The LORD said to Moses: 2 Tell the Israelites to take for me an offering; from all whose hearts prompt them to give you shall receive the offering for me. 3 … Continue reading

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Exodus 24: Sealing the Covenant and Approaching God at Sinai

Exodus 24: 1-8 Sealing the Covenant Then he said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship at a distance. 2 Moses alone shall come near … Continue reading

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Exodus 23: Justice, Celebration and Presence

Exodus 23:1-9 And Justice for All  You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with the wicked to act as a malicious witness. 2 You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness … Continue reading

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Exodus 22: Boundaries, Trust and Reconciliation

Exodus 22:1-15 Expanding the Commandment on Stealing  When someone steals an ox or a sheep, and slaughters it or sells it, the thief shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.1 The thief shall make … Continue reading

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Who Cares if One More Light Goes Out? I Do

Who cares if one more light goes out In a sky of a million stars It flickers, flickers Who cares when someone’s time runs out If a moment is all we are Or quicker, quicker Who cares if one more … Continue reading

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Paper Ships

Another paper ship sinks amid depression’s black sea Too fragile to withstand the storms it encountered Absorbing the waters it intended to sail upon Drinking in the inky waters of the abyss   Leviathan lurks below the water’s edge And … Continue reading

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