The Turning of the Wheel (1): Jesus as Poet

In observance of National Poetry Month, I offer the following transcription of vocal ministry from December 29, 1991 (reprinted from my journal). I hope to follow it soon with another post on the topic of “the turning of the wheel.” Images and quotations have come together for me this morning, bring­ing with them reflections on…

Archaic Torso of Christ

This morning in worship, probably because George Fox’s experience of Christianity was in the back of my mind, I remembered Rilke‘s poem, “Archaic Torso of Apollo,” and thought to let it speak of Christianity. (No, I don’t imagine that was Rilke’s intent; and yes, I am aware that “during meeting for worship thou shouldst not…