Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

April, 2020

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 […]

On Matthew’s Passage

(Written on Thursday 30 January, 2020, two days after Matt’s death on Tuesday) We are all on the same path And we all fall from it And so meet death At some time and some place. We don’t know when or where But death is, indeed, there. Matt met him unexpectedly In the middle of […]

Niggers and Fetuses

24 April, 2020 What is it about an offensive expression that makes it such?  Is “nigger” not a disdainful word? A word of disparagement? Insult? Even hatred? Whenever we denigrate someone or something unjustly (yes, there are times or occasions for just denunciations or denigrations), we are “offensive” to standards –  to acceptable behavior.  Accordingly, […]

That Nick

13 November, 2020 at 1020 That Nick Can some kinda pick That guitar When he’s a-strummin’ And a-hummin’ On that church stage! What a rage Must be made Down in the shade Of that underworld Where demons cry As they die Under the victory Of our Champ Who did stamp, Yea and did tramp All […]

Corona – 13 April

Corona Virus He’ll Take Some People Out! Do all your duties. Be ready for the end. Leave all your cuties. To whom will He you send? Pack up your troubles In your old kit bag. Don’t look for a moment At that nasty hag. It comes upon us – down To people all around. Death […]

Corona Judgment

0835 on 11 April, 2020 The Lord is come (He’ll take some people out!) Some will go miserably Others rise with a shout Make sure you are ready Do not be a jerk Boldly rise to glory Or hide somewhere to lurk

A Corona Spring

Spring is here and There ain’t much cheer.  Folk are locked away With little to say to one another As they keep to themselves under cover In the hope that isolation Will be the protection they need To continue to feed on good air So they can breathe with ease and please One another with […]

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