Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

To Babies Born

Boom! Did you hear that? Ah!  Sweet, sweet music! Yo’ didn’t hear it? Boom!  It’s the sound of An abortuary burning! Sweet, sweet music To my ears So it’s cheers To those fellows And ladies (let’s not Forget those ladies!) O let us pray For another day Of joy for a boy Or even a […]

Ancestry Dot Com

Ancestry Dot Com You got nothin’ comin’Adam is your boss He brought the loss You got that thing within They call it sin And it puts a din On all you do You can’t win You got it right in you Nothin’ you can do But repent, take hold Get bold and say “Hey” to […]

Pounce on the Mouse

(For our wanton animal rights friends and patriots) 13 May, 2020 I love those bald eagles Whenever  they swoop down And clamp those powerful jaws Around the neck of small birds Or a mouse or other hapless rodent. My heart throbs with joy. The squeals of those mice Squeezed by those talons Is like sweet […]

Who You Momma?

Who you Momma?Your Mom is the oneWho looks after your life.Like a wifeShe cares for you over all.She is the one who broughtYou into the world and soughtTo make you all you might be.Oh that you could seeWhat a wonder she be!There will come a dayWhen she will go awayNever to be seen againThat place […]

The Palestra

The ancient word for what we now call a gymnasium or a stadium where public sporting events took place in ancient Greece.  Nice.  The oldest of these panhellenic games organized as a quadrennial event was put together in 776 B.C.   It consisted of five contests, a “pentathlon,” all in which all athletes participated.  “To promote […]

Overwhelmed by Sins of Omission

I adjure you to abjure asinine jesting And jocularly to  join with Jesus. Jettison juvenile joys and jump on the Bandwagon as we bust balls And break wind without whining While we wind our way through days of Dreary drudgery dreadfully facing Fearful foes and friends forsaking Foolish ways while we wander wistfully Wither we […]

The Big Ten (in verse)

You shall have no other gods but Me, Before no idol bow the knee; Take not the name of God in vain, Nor dare the Sabbath day profane; Give both your parents honor due; Take heed that you no murder do; Abstain from words and deeds unclean; Nor steal, though you be poor and mean; […]

The Church

On the nature of the Church, comprehending each local church as “The Church” as well – compositely – as each in unity as a singular Church inclusive of but not under the Bishop of Rome,  I offer some early liturgies and other witnesses taken from The Ante-Nicene Fathers (Roberts and Donaldson, T.T & Clark, Vol. […]

Michelle, The Obamanation Mistress

28 April, 2020 “Empathy is our lifeline here. It’s what will get us to the other side. Let’s use it to redirect our attention toward what matters most, reconsider our priorities, and find ways to better remake the world in the image of our hopes.” So says Michelle Obama.  https://news.yahoo.com/michelle-obama-documentary-becoming-premiere-170014157.html .  Yeah, she got herself […]

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