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A bittersweet wee clip for yous.

Sometimes when we let our guard doon there’s these wee moments of lamentation. And that’s important. I remember finding out once that nostalgia literally means our, shared pain. 77 more words

An Invitation

This is not a cogent analysis of the race relations of the United States. This is not a history lesson. This is not a program for social change, a blueprint for movement, or an academic take-down of Empire. 917 more words


Here are some things about death and joy and gravity and bubbles

Here are some wise, beautiful words written by wise, beautiful men and women about Robin Williams’ heart-breaking death:

Robin Williams and Joy Worth Fighting For… 1,017 more words

Everyone Who Lives In This House

Disclaimer: This post is in no way directed at my darling wife. She’s working hard to secure our long-term future. I have nothing but love and respect for her. 495 more words

Monday Blogs

Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable.

“Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation… 570 more words


Interview with Crime Author Joe Clifford-- You don't want to miss this one!

I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend and co-author on Prose & Cons, Joe Clifford.  After you read this interview I’m sure you will agree there aren’t many authors who would have answered my tough questions with such honesty.   3,262 more words

Fiction Writing

Extinction Grieving Prayer

Those who are “joined … so closely to the world around us that we can feel the … extinction of a species as a painful disfigurement” (Pope Francis) often feel, and sometimes read about, the need for a prayer or ritual to help us grieve. 1,309 more words