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October 31, 2020 ... push on through

Let me begin by saying that I am experiencing an artistically flat period. There are days when I make no pictures, and it doesn’t seem to matter to me at the time. 1,016 more words


Four Ways to Cope With a Day Gone Awry 

Friday’s Column: Brent’s Biblical Bytes

Brent Pollard

Thursday, October 29, 2020, proved to be a day gone awry for me. I was supposed to have a follow-up appointment with one of the many specialists my health problems require. 974 more words


True Colors

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson

Fall is my favorite time of the year. I love the cool, crisp days that bring relief from summer’s heat. But most of all, I love the beautiful colors adorning the trees in our Blue Ridge Mountains. 706 more words

From the Basement, They Came

Since Halloween is around the corner, I decided to share my own personal horror story from twenty-three years ago. No matter how much time passes, I will never forget the initial few months in my first house, more notably, the basement of the house. 521 more words

The Limits of Accountability

I recorded a version of this as a podcast episode released 28 October 2020 but I wanted to share the essay I based the podcast on. 2,556 more words

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The Gospel in the Face of Adversity

I had to take a break because the past two weeks have been soooooo much to handle for me personally. Being Nigerian, it has been a tough time emotionally, mentally and spiritually. 1,070 more words