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I Saw Death

In a blink,
everything changed.

He fought,
grasping to hold on
but he lost

His life
extinguished in a
quiet storm.


Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha



I drew inspiration, and borrowed theme and structure, from one of my literary heroes. Part One is Langston Hughes’ famous poem, with its enduring image of a raisin in the sun. 113 more words



          IN THE PICTURE, Jesus is speaking to a Nazi soldier, whom it seems he has caught up with on a wilderness road. The idea of a… 366 more words


The Space Between Life and Death

Dear Readers,

What do you do, when you receive the news that a loved one hovers between life and death?

I open the Book of Common Prayer… 2,142 more words

Theology And Doxology

For you will still be here tomorrow, but your dreams may not

My son was lying in a coffin somewhere in the same aircraft that took us home. The car that he was driving hours back sped off the track and hurtled into a tree, cracking open his skull. 698 more words


No Common Ground between Republicans and Democrats

The “Art of the Deal” relies on reaching a compromise with people over common ground.  Where is there any common ground with Democrats?

Where is the common ground between Democrats and Republicans by which President Trump can use his superb skills to make a deal for the benefit of America?  1,378 more words

Donald Trump

The Wind took up the Northern Things

Winds of change overtake us every day. Natural and unnatural disasters intrude. Emily Dickinson invites us to take a closer look. My comments follow.

The Wind took up the Northern Things…

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Spiritual Formation