“You are the light of the world. A city seated on a mountain cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house. So let your light shine before men,... [Read More]
Ode to My Grandma
In Memoriam Isabel Diego 1938-2020
“Honour thy father and mother: And: He that shall curse father or mother, let him die the death.” Matthew 15:4 [Read More]
The homeless of Houston.
“But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, and the blind; And thou shalt be blessed, because they have not wherewith to make thee recompense: for recompense shall be made thee at the resurrection of the just.” Luke 14:13-14 [Read More]
Rewilding Houston's Bayous
An ecological imperative.
“Behold the birds of the air, for they neither sow, nor do they reap, nor gather into barns: and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not you of much more value than they? And which of you by taking thought, can add to his stature by one cubit? And for... [Read More]
On the inexplicability of history.
“All these things Jesus spoke in parables to the multitudes: and without parables he did not speak to them. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.” Matthew... [Read More]