Joseph O'Brien

Joseph O'Brien
Joseph O’Brien was born in Freehold, NJ, and lives on a homestead with his wife and nine children in rural Soldiers Grove, WI. He is managing editor of Adoremus Bulletin, a short-story editor for Tuscany Press, Wellesley, Mass., and poetry editor and staff writer (Set 'Em Up Joe and Sheep and Goats) for the San Diego Reader, where his poetry has been published in the past. His poems also have appeared in the Kickapoo Free Press, Dappled Things, America, and Chronicles.

Articles by Joseph O'Brien

In our marriages, our friendships, our children

Christian leadership: from a position of self-awareness, security, and being able to serve or lead the people around us

In our marriages, our friendships, our children

Hybrid Mule in Pacific Beach

Good for breakfast, brunch, lunch and/or dinner

Hybrid Mule in Pacific Beach

A change in the aura of the world

Where the Yin and Yang were out of balance

A change in the aura of the world

We’re fearfully and wonderfully made

God asks us to fully participate in bringing the kingdom of heaven to earth

We’re fearfully and wonderfully made

Your visit to that temple invisible

I cannot teach you the prayer of the seas and the forests and the mountains

When you pray you rise to meet in the air those who are praying at that very hour, and whom save in prayer you may not meet. Therefore let your visit to that temple invisible ...

Waterbar’s Merlion

Put the smack-down on Mother Nature’s angry winds

Sing, o goddess, of the rage of Singapore’s Merlion!... Well, okay, Homer never got around to singing about Singapore, but the old Greek scribbler also never had Waterbar’s Merlion to get his inspirational juices flowing… ...

One thing worth saying all the time

I like to introduce other ways of following Jesus

Vista La Mesa Christian Church Contact: 4210 Massachusetts Ave., La Mesa 619-463-9909 www.vlmcc.org Membership: 120 Pastor: Rebecca Littlejohn Age: 42 Born: Peoria, IL Formation: Carleton College, Northfield, MN; Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley Years Ordained: ...

A picture of heaven

All nations and languages at prayer in this particular location

Risen Savior Lutheran Church Contact: 625 Otay Lakes Rd., Chula Vista (619) 735-7617 www.risensavior.us Membership: 150 Pastor: Paul Schulz Age: 43 Born: Watertown, WI Formation: Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN; Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, ...

He is therefore happy

“Thou art the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.”

John Wesley A Methodist is one who loves the Lord his God with all his heart, with all his soul, with all his mind, and with all his strength. God is the joy of his ...

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