Archive for April 1st, 2020


I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear,
Those of mechanics, each one singing his from rust belt

Squeaky,- oh need some oil
The carpenter singing, his thumb is,- oh it hurts!

Sawed neat between his plank or beam,
The mason singing his as he makes ready for john, all gravel must out

That is a bloody work for sure!
The boatman singing what belongs to him in his boat, quarantine makes

Even a hardy Captain lurch like a deckhand, corona virus got him

Yes sirree! singing is more a caterwaul!
The shoemaker singing as he sits on his bench, Nike simply laid him off

And he wallows among his lasts and discarded rubber soles

There is a pandemic blowing across the land
The delicious singing of the mother, or of the young wife at work,

Or of the girl sewing or washing,
Each singing what belongs to him or her and to none else,
The day what belongs to the day—at night the party of young fellows, robust, friendly,
Singing with open mouths their strong melodious songs

Long stilled when the Mighty dollar sounded his trumpet:

Put a nickel and the jukebox will sing for any idiot

Who is hooded and his heart has a lynching song.

Blue collar worker and white collar workers alike

Have had change of heart

New you hear is no more the same: Corona virus got them all

A song is no song if heart has stopped beating for your brother

Come black, come yellow the white is black and black is white

When the dollar drew blood and what poured out is now a pandemic.

I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear,
Those of mechanics, sharecroppers busboys and janitors

Each one singing his from heart is lost In the howling

Winds of unrest.




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Baptism for the dead has two aspects: dying to sin at water baptism and living in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.


We shall consider on this first day of April what it is to live by the Spirit. The Spirit has organized the Bible in such clear cut manner so we are to follow diligently what examples the Spirit has set down for our help. Jesus Christ as the author and finisher of our salvation is one to which all events persons and objects move. In the text we consider it becomes clearer. Jesus Christ is the Spiritual Rock. The Spirit also adds spiritual meat and spiritual drink and his intent is clear. God as a Spirit wants fellowship with man on both aspects: body and spirit. So when St Paul speaks of filthiness in flesh and spirit we have to attend for the wellbeing of our soul from both aspects.(Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in…

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