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A Newborn Year -- A Newborn Life

To the new born, everything is new. While usually their eyes are still sealed shut, the new world around them is vibrant with sounds, smells and textures. 690 more words

Christianity

Jack Benny: Goodbye 1941, Hello 42

And for another thing I can share anytime but that feels timely today: a New Year’s Eve broadcast from The Jack Benny Program. Through the early 40s Jack Benny had a tradition that was antiquated even then. 190 more words

Humor

Countdown to 2017: Tend the Fire

Simon Vouet, “Father Time Overcome by Love, Hope, and Beauty,” , via Wikimedia Commons

Toll the New Year’s bells,

sing, ring, out with the old, 108 more words

Poetry

Shattered Mirror

(Inspired by “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Anderson)

A mirror made by demons, finely wrought

To bring them sport through Hell’s eternal night… 471 more words

Poetry

Testament: Part 4

    

     Sparn had become an orensu—a student of Yanash and his strange new ways. From one place to another he drove his car in the caravan of curious followers. 1,933 more words

Fantasy

UNCONFINED

I am simple,

Yet incomprehensible,

I am particular,

Yet unconfined to a single category.

I am but a youth,

Whilst also an elder, 

I am a seed, 120 more words

Ambivalent Donkeys and Deceptive Wolves, Two Fables from Phaedrus

Two Fables from Phaedrus that have nothing to say about anything. Really.

The Ass to the old Shepherd, 1.15

When a state undergoes a change… 298 more words