To feel the pain... about ten or so minutes in Alex becomes amplified and passionate. Unsettlingly right and deeply uplifting: Echo's my feelings over a few days.
One of his lines, the devil don’t run anything but slaves, intermediated to serve him, is something I’m becoming ever-clearer about.
I write one blog early mornings, this for . . .
The following is a short-scrappy blab on church, I write it for those not familiar. Sort of.. social history, from an all wrapped-up participator.
For for those sure-no-god, or keep it “spiritual not religious” (whatever that means?) yet, aren’t complacent about the gang causing most of the global terror. Even you, might accept this could . . .
I haven’t made the bright moves on the mon-front, so am left relying on God. It’s the upside of the down. There’s some fierce contenders for most-abused verse in the Bible but, all things working together for good... probably, the best/worst? Yet... (you know what I could write..?).
I post to ponder. To pray along with. That book staring at . . .
Have skip finished James Douglas ‘JFK and The Unspeakable’, I'm a little more up on early 60's USA. .The book's telling subtitle is; 'Why he died and why it matters'.
I was surprised, and disappointed, at how little Thomas Merton - inspirer of the author /use of ‘unspeakable - there was in it. What it does though, is . . .
‘Taxi Driver’ is something else. One for talking about. Eugene S. Robinson has penned a short but fair little ad for it in OZY.
What might I add? Urban portrayed in the light of now? Capturing - as it does a bit - the last days, in what might be, the most evocative of modern of cities. All before everything changed in the mid-80’s. NY, . . .
I could mark one of my early awoken steps with Requiem for Detroit? when Julien Temple arrived in town, he was shocked by what he found. Admitted alarm bells.
Temple found, an irrepressible positivity in the city. Unable to buy fresh food for their children, people are now growing their own, turning the demolished neighbourhood blocks into . . .