Just How Things Are

Gary Edward Geraci

i believe it’s true

very few people believe

in You otherwise

these seats would be filled and the

crowd would be red on its knees


Gary Edward Geraci

  • Author: Gary Edward Geraci (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 7th, 2019 12:32
  • Comment from author about the poem: A Tanka. God, If this could be said to be a barometer of belief in the real presence of Christ your Son then I must look at it objectively. For if the Lord is really and truly present as I believe He is then I must accept the fact that His “hands off” approach is meant to guarantee our very freedom. Otherwise, this hands off approach is too much for most people to comprehend and so they’d rather say that there’s nothing there at all but a symbol. And a symbol alone won’t draw a crowd red on its knees. Amen.
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  • Caleb.A

    Wow, what a powerful message.

  • orchidee

    A fine write Gary. You know we agree to differ, with my Protestant side re: Communion/Mass. Though I don't insist on denominational 'labels'.

    • Gary Edward Geraci

      You’re a fair minded supporter of my work my friend and I am much obliged - especially because of our differences.

    • Gary Edward Geraci

      Here goes: Pointing ——> “Matters of Life & Death: A Catholic Guide To The Moral Questions Of Our Time” by Gerard M. Verschuuren.
      Buy this work, set aside 1/2 hour, and go straight to the chapter titled “Euthanasia” and the section “What Is a Meaningful Life?” for one of the best essays I’ve read on the questions of suffering and the justice of the Last Judgement.

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