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We are…God knows, a people who walk in darkness. There seems little need to explain. If darkness is meant to suggest a world where nobody can see very well — either themselves, or each other, or where they are heading, or even where they are standing at the moment; if darkness is meant to convey a sense of uncertainty, of being lost, of being afraid; if darkness suggests conflict, conflict between races, between nations, between individuals all pretty much out for themselves when you come right down to it; then we live in a world that knows much about darkness.

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Quote for Today: Frederick Buechner

Life is grace. Sleep is forgiveness. The night absolves. Darkness wipes the slate clean, not spotless to be sure, but clean enough for another day’s chalking. 11 more words

Quote For Today

Slack`Tide

The boat drifts
in the slack`tide
alongside the kelp
torn by currents
off the Sound

This the hour
the Beast rests
beneath its moon
even the winds… 66 more words

Poetry

Why I Am Really Taking a Vacation from the RyanSchultz.com Blog

You know, I said I was taking a vacation from this blog. And then, of course (like I usually do), something cool comes up—someone mentions a new virtual world, Altamura releases another free mesh avatar body—and I get all excited and I break my word. 577 more words

Bono and Eugene Peterson on the Psalms and Art (Friday Feature)

Last week I wrote about the passing of Eugene Peterson and his impact on my spiritual and literary life. In particular, it was Eugene’s classes that led me to a  154 more words

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Year of Reading Buechner: Lion Country

Frederick Buechner published Lion Country as a stand-alone novel in 1971, to great acclaim. It was a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction in 1972. 1,053 more words

Fiction