Archives For Disillusionment

Modern Psalmists

June 7, 2014 — 1 Comment

The ability to lyrically draw forth the deep groans and gratitudes of the soul is somewhat miraculous. It’s genius. It’s a gift that’s been given to mankind through mankind for centuries. It’s likely that humanity would find itself in far worse condition if it weren’t for the gifted men and women who seem so beautifully synced, so profoundly connected to the crux of life and soul. They’re bestowed with the transcendent ability to translate into language the very things that are beyond language. They’re soul-language interpreters. Continue Reading…


house crashing to seaGray shades rumble. Blue enveloped by fierce waves of crashing and flashing. This storm. I’ve seen it before.

Thrashing percussion. Winds pound heart drums. Torrents flood the soul. A house of cards crumbles atop sandy foundations. Flushed away by cynical rains.

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Now this looks like a job for me, so everybody just follow me, ‘Cause we need a little controversy, ‘Cause it feels so empty without me.  ~Slim Shady

Following Jesus Sucks (FJS) was introduced to the world (with great fanfare) in September 2011. The gobbledygook that sprang from the capitulum atop my neck slapped retinas around the globe for a year. But then, the ever deepening truth that “following Jesus sucks,” rocked me like a hurricane. Disillusionment gripped my soul. Pain overcame. FJS tasted earth and rock like the trillions of worms it now called roommates. Gobbledygook was buried, and no one came to the funeral. Maybe one day it, like many of its roomies, would be unearthed, finding its way into the mouths of little fishies eager to gobble-the-gook. (Disclaimer: No offensive slang is intended in this last phrase. So don’t go there!)

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