GOP: HIDING BEHIND GOD

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU

In truth, for all of the GOP’s religious posturing, they do not believe the Word of God. Their politics and policies are the antithesis of Christian doctrine. Since when have the Catholics been the sole driving force of God’s wisdom and the depository of knowledge? A very limited theological understanding is on display from alleged “Catholics” in the Congress, Senate, Fox news and Right wing talk shows. It is an abomination to despise the poor, afflicted, sick, elderly and the least among us. It shows an flagrant lack of charity. The apostle Paul states that the greatest virtue is charity. “Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.” Ist Corintihians 13:1   “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son…”  This is because God is love.

What is on display is “another gospel” being preached. It has no value or virtue. It is devoid of power. It shall not be allowed to prevail. “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” Galatians 6:7 The sowing of fraud in the name of God shall not go unpunished. Do these deceivers think that God is sleeping?  “Behold He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep” Psalm 121:4  The very thing to which the GOP have committed themselves will turn upon them and devour them. 

Their money shall not buy them the White House, for their purpose is power for the sake of power and not for the good of the people they claim to represent. They do not offer a vision of justice or unity. The have no vision.  “Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased in goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor and blind and naked:…” Revelations 3:17  Misrepresenting God is an offense for the which judgement must be administered.   Do not be angry or dismissive of the true Word of God you claim your policies are based upon.  Obey the Word of God and turn from the propagation of a false gospel or stop hiding behind God while you violate His Word. The choice and the judgement that follows is yours.

 Alice Parris

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THE SEER

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU

THE SEER

Craggy visage
framed by snow-locks.
Power mantle unfurls
upon a servant’s feet.

Garbled voices give
way to white-misted,
billowy clouds nesting
in a bed of symbols.

Flesh feasts
upon divine symbols
with viper-drool fangs.

The seer stands alone.

Wildflowers of white
yellow & lavender. Early
birds flying with mates.
Flooded creeks flash-dry.

Morning dew hides
from first light. Silence…
Rumbling underground
seeking wide-lipped spout.

Flurries scurry
to orbital peripheries.
Discernment of shadows.

The seer stands alone.

Within timeless frames
& frameless times…

The seer stands alone.

Alice Parris

THE THIRD ALICE TRILOGY

Photography by poet Duane Locke

Photography by poet Duane Locke


MOONDROPS

Mother moon cries. Eye-weeper.

Earth’s waters replenish her tears.

Mother moon cries in great travail.

THE TWIXT & THE TWIDDLE

Coal-black armor on midnight steed.
Swords clashing in the heavenlies.

We lie between twixt and twiddle.
Seeking safety and understanding.

THE THIRD ALICE

Asleep, the third Alice has
appeared in the third Heaven.

Her unglorified body flits
easily into celestial spaces;

haunting heaven thru desire.

Awake, she is weighed down;
the temporal demands of life.

The third Alice sees the glorious
flash of white wings encircle her.

Hears pure knowledge whisper
to her spirit, “soon, but not yet.”

ALICE PARRIS

GOP DIABOLICS IN PLAY

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU


The GOP fueled by the erratic Tea Party rose to power in 2010 based on
repetitious lies. The promises that they said were their priorities were fictitious.
They swept in countless GOP governors to do the work of taking away rights, services
& sustenance to the families over the which they exerted control in a plethera of states.

In a bizarre campaign promise contradiction, they led with their social agenda. Trying
to destroy unions, women’s rights & college education. All of this done in the name of
Christian values. They are false Christians, not having understood the Beatitudes.

They are so full of hate for President Obama that they have sold their souls in the hating.
It is written, “But he that hateth his brother, is in darkness, and walketh in darkness and
knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness has blinded his eyes.” I John 1:11

Imagine denying a woman the right to choose, forcing her to have a baby, then denying
her the assistance she may need to feed and provide for her child. This will happen if GOP
governors are given “block medicaid funds.” Corrupt governors will just give the money to
their rich donors. How will these children of “rape & incest’ be fed?

Imagine the super rich fortified in their mansions with an arsenal of weapons to shoot any
hungry, roaming masses that have become their victims. Shall we see massive death in
America? Shall we see the middle class homeless? Shall we witness snipers in the ivory
towers of the rich shooting down hungry protesting people? The GOP/Tea Party future
for America is sick and dark.

How long shall the blinded stay blind? How long shall the racist hate, voting against his
own interest? What baby boomer does not have elderly parents on medicare, in assisted
living or nursing homes? These middle-agers will have to pay for the medical care of their
parents who have paid into the social security system their whole lives & got cheated
on medicare to give tax breaks to the rich.

Be afraid. Be very afraid if the GOP have their way. Children, women of reproductive age,
college students, baby boomers & the elderly have to let go of their “fear of a black man”
and begin to see the alternative for what it is: guaranted increase in income for the rich and
for the politicians that make it possible. Heaven help us all, for despair & death is on the
doorstep in America.

Alice Parris

THE STILLNESS

Photography by Stony River/AU

Photography by Stony River/AU

Prophecies are unfolding at a rapid rate. I am stilled to silence as a matter of self-discipline. The ability to be still is a gift that is needed in these times. Each of us needs to find the stillness within in order to forgo stepping on “cause and effect” landmines. We are aware that for each action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Timing dictates the other “shoe-drop.”

Alice Parris

RECUSAL IS THE ONLY ANSWER

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Photography by Stony River/AU


When the Affordable Care Act comes before the Supreme Court of the land, Justice Scalia and Justice Thomas should recuse themselves if the are honorable men. They have had flagrant dalliances with the Tea Party for the which they cannot be considered impartial. The problem is that they, themselves, are given the task of determining whether or not they have been compromised. They have been compromised.

Justice Clarence Thomas’s wife’s political activities should be enough reason that he should not sit with the other justices to decide whether or not the mandatory purchase of Health Care coverage is constitutional or not. Justice Scalia has exalted his values before his position. He has convened with Tea Party/Right Wing movers & shakers on various occasions. He has given a CLOSED DOOR Constitutional tutorial to the Tea Party Caucus just this past week.

A seared conscious is the only reason that either of these Justices could consider themselves to be inviolate and able to decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act for the entire nation. If they do not recuse themselves, a gross miscarriage of justice will occur; from the which this country might never recover. We may actually witness a ‘death panel’ if these Justices decide the virtue of their own impartiality.

Alice Parris

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FAITH

President Obama is a Spirit-led Christian. It was not he, himself, who dictated that he run for the office of the Presidency. God chose him to fufill righteousness because of the blood of the prophets shed in America. He rose to power following a commanded path as a Christian: take up your cross and follow Him. As Christians we are commanded to be like Christ. In Scripture, Jesus Christ is called the ‘Lamb of God.’ He is also called ‘the Lion of the tribe of Judah.’ The duality of this spiritual mystery is lost on those who do not know enough about the greatest mystery wrought at Calvary.

When President Obama was Senator Obama, he rose to heights walking the path of the ‘Lion of the tribe of Judah.’ He was revered as the ‘lion’ because of connotated strength. However, when it was time for President Obama to walk the way of the cross as the ‘Lamb of God’, he was accused of being weak. He was reviled by all including his own base. They do not know about the ‘crucified-life’ of the true believer. Those who claim to know Christ, but will not receive His vessel because of the color of his skin or his concern for the poorest among us, do not know the Lord they claim as their Savior. It is one thing to have Christ as Savior, it is entirely another to make Christ the Lord of your life. Making Him Lord requires a complete surrender to the way of the cross.

We shall see more of the ‘lion’ in President Obama in the times ahead, dealing with a fractured, belligerent Congress. We shall recognize the ‘lamb’ whenever his kindness is mistaken for the flaw of weakness. The Lord is very well pleased with President Obama. “…he shall not be moved.” Psalm 21:7 So, with all of the upcoming sound & fury, none shall not triumph in their attempts to dismantle Obama’s Presidency. I’ve been shown a glimpse of 2011 & 2012, but I do not have a releasement to share it. So, prognosticators, prognosticate. Babylonian soothsayers, soothsaye. At the end of the day, it will only be what God has said that will be able to stand.

Alice Parris