The Lament of Coryphaeus

http://www.tdaviddemarest.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Voice-004.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS “Now, repentance consists properly of these two parts: One is contrition, that is, terrors smiting the conscience through the knowledge of sin; the other is faith, which is… Continue Reading

As in the day of Midian

http://www.tdaviddemarest.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/As-In-The-Day-Of-Midian.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS A Christmas poem +Christus natus est   Who knows? Perhaps the Maker will relent and turn aside. Maybe He will disregard our sev’nfold deadly pride. I know… Continue Reading

pas par me

http://www.tdaviddemarest.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Voice-007.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS  Oh, that I could march an Ark seven times around these sins     and see them fall. Oh, that I could blow the ram’s horn and devote them… Continue Reading

The Lorica of St. Pádraig

From Wikipedia: In the Christian monastic tradition, a lorica is a prayer recited for protection. The Latin word lorica originally meant “armor” or “breastplate.” Both meanings come together in the practice of placing verbal inscriptions on the shields or armorial trappings of knights, who might recite them before going into battle. I… Continue Reading

VIDEO: “The Mysticism of Small Things: Recognizing the Eternal in the Objects and Events of Every Day”

This is for those of you who loved the last post, “The Writer,” by Richard Wilbur, especially Seth and Anna, who do not know each other but are kindred spirits in their appreciation of beautiful things. (Seth, meet Anna —… Continue Reading

Wild Turkey Frozen Custard

http://www.tdaviddemarest.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/1211211508.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSfor Seth Bourbon Trail! Oh my Lord… You’ve been speared by the horns of an Either-Or! A fearsome wild primordial yak That feasts on carrion, and when lack… Continue Reading