The Present Threshold

It is the music of the meeting of soul with soul.



Table of contents




the map

a turn of a key

this place and time





I drop by personal baggage


Top of Patmos


       one soul

       all souls


Beyond Metaphysics


Which War

a worldly lament

An Everyday, Garden Variety, Run of the Mill Prayer for Peace

Blessed are the poor in spirit,

for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.


                                     The Sermon on the Mount




Those who know do not speak.

Those who speak do not know.


                                          Lao Tzu

Copyright James Phoenix 2017

updated 5/7/2017