Listen: Stranger Days

What is this?

That’s something to think about, in the leisure hours imposed upon you now.

I’ve got a suggestion: This is a God. Not ‘from God’, or ‘of God’, or ‘by God’.

It’s more direct. INFESTANS. The God of now.

Strange days – and we have lots of them now – need strange thinking, strange words. A willingness – an ability – to be estranged.

This is an invitation to consider Stranger Days. Here is an out loud, elaborate troubledness, recorded in one take, live-off-the-floor, on Easter Friday 2020 by the River of Abundance and Time. Here are questions, answered by questions. What does a citizen of a troubled time do with the burden, the privilege, of citizenship? If there was ever a time made for elders in training …

The not-yet-born kids are looking through their spy glass, at us, now. Someday, they’ll ask those two questions:

When you were my age, did you know what was happening?

What did you do?

Whatever we do now will be their lives, you see.

It’s time we answered them.

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