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The LORD Your God in Your Midst: Structure

Gentle Reader,

You might be wondering if we’re ever going to get around to actually discussing the book of Zephaniah. Take heart! I know it’s unusual to spend so much time introducing and contextualizing a section of Scripture that’s only three chapters, but we won’t walk away from this series with a complete understanding of the book without this background work. 1,026 more words

Writing

Haiku Poetics: Hyperbole

Hyperbole. From the Greek: Hyper: over; bole, throw. A figure of speech intended to overthrow the mind of the complacent audience?

Exaggeration.

Surplus energy. 234 more words

Hyperbole

Mall Ballers: The Spokane Indians' Brief Run of Baseball Card Brilliance

It’s a very busy time of year for me, on a personal and professional level. It can be tough to keep track of everything that’s going on, and I often feel overwhelmed. 458 more words

Minor League Baseball

The Dancing Lantern

Like a boat tossed about in cloudy seas,
like a flowering stem dancing to tune of the breeze,
like a lone horse trotting along an unkempt meadow, 126 more words

India

Bastion

We met under the clock tower
You handed me an umbrella
And fell apart in my arms

And I took every piece of you
Every crumb, every tear, every portion I could hold… 164 more words

Poetry

Not Perpetually in Awe

Remember back when “awesome” was a word applied to miles of glaciers breaking off in one fell swoop or solar flares or the birth of a child? 89 more words