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Weeping for Wonder

There have been times when I was feeling very low–worrying about a friend’s serious illness, grieving over a deep loss–when I have gone out with my camera, literally searching for signs that life was still good.  126 more words


Awe and Fear, Worry and Wonder (9/7/2014)

A sermon preached by Randle R. (Rick) Mixon
First Baptist Church, Palo Alto, CA

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Texts: Genesis 1:1-2:3; Psalm 19; … 1,216 more words

Pastor Rick

100 Word Movie Review: Night of the Hunter

Night of the Hunter (Dir: Charles Laughton) is a great film. Its main story (bank robber hides loot before he dies) is set up quickly, as if the writer/director didn’t want to take any time away from Robert Mitchum’s wily machinations as he searches for the loot on a widow’s property. 62 more words


From my commonplace book

From the “Preamble” to James Agee’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941).

Above all else: in God’s name don’t think of it as Art. 425 more words

"Isn't every human being both a scientist and an artist; and..."

“Isn’t every human being both a scientist and an artist; and in writing of human experience, isn’t there a good deal to be said for recognizing that fact and for using both methods?” 101 more words