POETRY by J. Barrie Shepherd and Hans Ostrom

RECOLLECTION I have a hunch that much of faith is formed in looking backward, taking stock, reflecting on what has been, and what might have been. Most of the time, you see, we’re far too close to things to view them properly. The hassle hustle of the everyday can blind us to what’s really going on, obscure for us the …

POETRY by Hans Ostrom

TO WAR AGAIN To see them go to war again, Again, will clarify the choice, Which is that either nothing or A Mystery will save us from What comes when love and reason fail. And love and reason always fail. Perversity and cruelty, The will to power, greed, and hate Will overwhelm what better selves Would want to do and …