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The Oven

The Oven

 

The poet Sylvia Plath obsessed about the oven, daring its noxious gas to take her life.  Her poetry reads like a lifelong eulogy only to be sealed with the final kiss of death.  332 more words

Poetry

Polyphony 

All the myriad
voices resolve at the end
our omega chord,
like once glorified brain waves
flat line for 42 more words

Poetry

December 18 @ Deuteronomy 29-30

Deuteronomy 29-30 (NLT) 

Discover His heart: He offers us the choice between life and death

When my grandparents left their homeland of Italy in the early 1900’s as single young people, I’m fairly certain they were not thinking about me and their other grandchildren and great grandchildren. 540 more words

Daily Devotions

Paul's transubstantiation reveals truth?

Stepping out into the hallway, he gently escorted Akira’s naked body back into the bed and laid her gently down to sleep, hoping she would sleep quickly and not witness the changes his body was undergoing. 757 more words

Addiction

Two Happinesses

It seems to me that there are two sorts of happiness. On the one hand, there is what might be labelled a “secular happiness,” or the happiness of this life. 650 more words

Philosophy

Stephenie Meyer's 'Life and Death' Serves as a Reminder that Great Things Come with Time

I just finished reading Stephenie Meyer’s tenth-anniversary book Life and Death, a reimagining of Twilight. At first, I was skeptical because it felt like it would just be a gender-bent version of Twilight and I feared that it would have the exact same outcome somehow. 482 more words

Book Review