Thursday, February 25, 2010

Fishers of Men


Praise to those who are left behind.
Praise to those who tend to the bodies of the dead.
Praise to those who trouble deaf heaven with their bootless cries.
Praise to the women who bear it away.


This is our prayer for today.





Blogger Elisabeth said...

A powerful and to me disturbing image. Thanks Tearful.

2:06 AM  
Anonymous nursemyra said...

I am one of those who was left behind. I don't want praise, I just want him back

2:45 AM  
Blogger merry said...

A powerful and to me disturbing image

3:53 AM  
Blogger tearful dishwasher said...


Glad you liked it, glad it disturbed, too. The image tugs at something deep in me as well.

6:37 AM  
Blogger tearful dishwasher said...


I'm sorry.

That feels so paltry and inadequate, but it's all I can offer.

And my prayer, for what its worth.

6:40 AM  
Blogger Radish King said...

Amen. Yes. And amen. You offer solace to a crusty heart.

9:07 AM  
Blogger tearful dishwasher said...

If your brother goes underground once he hits California, let me know and I'll scare him up for you.

But not in a scary way.



10:24 AM  
Blogger Radish King said...

I don't think he wants to lose me this time. I truly believe it. But I'll keep your offer in mind, my Hero.

10:30 AM  

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