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Disagree Benevolently


If we could agree

To disagree benevolently, rather

Than knife others in

Their backs…Peace, finally

© Delyn Merce & Stutter-Stepping Heart, 2016 ~ All rights reserved.


"Hey Big Man, Let Me Hold A Dollar!"

Okay, okay, in all deference to the John Boy and Billy Show, no one has actually used that particular line on me, but in my line of work benevolent requests are a regular occurrence. 1,067 more words


Sauerkraut Anyone? Practicing Hospitality with the 'Kraut

Each mid-September, (for I don’t know how many years), the folks at Zion Lutheran in Muscatine, Iowa (the church I’m called to serve as pastor) serves up some of the tastiest sauerkraut this side of the Atlantic. 710 more words

Kyla Jonas: melancholia

Words by Kyla Jonas
Photographs by Brandon Yung


I am trying to embroider all
of my apologies onto the
fleshy parts of my fingers. 365 more words


Believing in Good

Believing in Good

Pentecost 121


“The trick of living is to slip on and off the planet with the least fuss you can muster. I’m not running for sainthood. 930 more words

Follow The Money...

Read Matthew 28

Focus on verse 12-15

There is currently no small political scandal brewing in some political circles over the question of a certain family foundation, which appears to have been receiving significant donations from questionable sources in exchange for government favors. 504 more words

Daily Devotional

Chu Shong Tin: King of The Little Idea

Here is a short interview of Master Chu Shong Tin.  It is presented by the Wing Chun adept Sergio Iadarola, who has a series of very interesting interviews of key figures in Wing Chun on YouTube. 521 more words