Doggerel: Religion

Hymn of Praise

I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving. Psalm 69:30. Another day, another vow. It costs me gold, but this is how I wobble on from day to day, Coaxing things to go my way. Through the power of great Ganesh, Lord of No and Lord of… Read More »

Jewish New Year

See how the sun sinks in the West!  See how the moon doth shine!From Israel to Miami Beach  The Jews are doing fine.So let the shofar sound its cry!  Break out the kosher wine!As 5778  Turns into -79. Elul 27, 5778September 7, 2018

How to Pray the Jewish Way

“Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request?  So I prayed to the God of heaven.” Nehemiah 2:4. To be sung to the tune of the Navy Hymn (“Eternal Father, Strong to Save”). Music here)   Eternal Father, strong to save,I’d like to give YOU what you crave.If that would help… Read More »

Chicken Sutra

Ain’t no stable structures.Ain’t nothin’ but change.So keep your heart open,And your poultry free-range. May 2014