As I have discussed and written before The human being finds himself alone But if he should hear a knock at his door Ought he then open it to the unknown? Is it imaginary? Is it real? Better if imaginary is how I feel
To the question of clerical celibacy I answer with Isaiah "here am I: send me"
A difficult relationship is worse Than being alone in the universe No regrets no fears nor would one cause tears
I prefer to avoid the heartbreak and trouble Which comes when we cause our aloneness to double And I have been celibate for these past twelve years
Could there be hope? Of course! There always is Yet I fear that hope is not mine ...but his:
Rival! I salute you in your superiority! Leave me alone then with my God! Lord here am I: send me