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Little White Lies?

    In yesterday’s class it became obvious that most if not all of us subscribe to the idea that a little white lie never hurt anybody.  Hiding the truth or inflating things a little bit can keep others from … Continue reading

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Evening Post, February 15, 2018

Readers; Here is another draft chapter of my novel in progress.  The story is about a woman whose husband dies in mid life.  She, childless, inherits some money – not a fortune, but enough to make herself comfortable for the … Continue reading

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Morning Post, February 11, 2018

.   There is snow everywhere It blankets the rooftops of the houses along the streets And sits in tufts on the branches of the symmetric evergreens In the late twilight the county streetlamps make bright circles on the snow … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson, Eugene Peterson and The Apostle Paul

What kind of book is Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life?   Is it self-help, or is it a book about faith?  Does it prescribe self-reliance or does it point to Christ as the means of salvation – as the … Continue reading

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Twelve Rules for Life – Or Death?

In my last post I cited Walker Percy’s observation that this modern age is one of “theory and consumption.”     That means, according to Brian A. Smith in his commentary on Percy, that: Americans are a sad people, and we commonly … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, January 29, 2018

  The frost is white upon the grass Look now, the moment passes fast       copyright 2018

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Evening Poem, January 21, 2018

    The evening sky Is winter blue Lit up by a quarter moon . The barren oaks Lift their branches high Outstretched toward heaven’s rooms . And one tall elm Stands by itself Its black limbs map a maze … Continue reading

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Afternoon Post, January 17, 2018

  In the frigid morning she stands beside the wall There posters for soda and chips blare And on the road beside only a few cars move And them slowly, unsurely Their tire sounds muffled in the new snow Her … Continue reading

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afternoon post, January 12, 2018

          Standing, she cradled the curtain back with one hand and looked out the window into the falling snow.   She sipped fresh-brewed coffee from a fine cup and allowed herself to consider what an unmitigated … Continue reading

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Voices XXIII

    After dinner she left the house through the back door and walked to the alley and past the old apple trees and surveyed the pasture before her and found the old path.  There was only a whisper of … Continue reading

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