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A Crucial Juncture (A Short Story)

“Hello Ian.”

“Hello?” Ian replied, but this was an automatic response; a common courtesy. What Ian meant to say was “Where am I?” hence the question mark on the end of “Hello.” The question was lurking, but his brain didn’t merge the word with the phrase, as many others are wont to do. 1,578 more words

Short Stories

Death awaits us all, later, or perhaps sooner, than we expected, hoped for, or feared.

W.B. Yeats once wrote that “Sex and death are the only things that can occupy a serious mind”.

Below the photographs of William Butler Yeats is my untitled reflection on death and life. 94 more words

Anthony J Sargeant

DayBreaks for 7/29/15 - The Light of Life

DayBreaks for 7/29/15: The Light of Life

Scientists tell us that if you take six molecules of carbon dioxide and combine it with twelve molecules of water, then add light, the result will be one molecule of glucose sugar, six molecules of oxygen, and six molecules of water. 279 more words

New Testament

gone but never forgotten

Inuksuk* (Whistler, Vancouver Olympics 2010)

My brother-in-law passed at 5:30 am (Pacific time) on Monday, July 27, 2015.

He was aware of his world until the last night. 120 more words



 “I am confident that there truly is such a thing as living again, that the living spring from the dead, and that the souls of the dead are in existence.”

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The destruction of community

There was a time when if I saw a man being abusive to a woman, I could with some confidence, intervene verbally. If he got angry with me, I could continue my verbal intervention, or walk away…if he got physically aggressive towards me, I could reasonably count on other bystanders coming to my aid. 295 more words

Group Dynamics