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Taking a break...

There are moments when the tide of thought,
the seemingly ceaseless torrent of ideas,
once a river,
narrows to a trickle;
the last droplets of inspiration baked into evaporation (extinction?) 48 more words

Personal Reflection

The Illusion and Disillusion of the Christian Life

A sad fact of life today in many Christian churches is that the message proclaimed is confused, the pastors set the agenda and expect many people to follow—without question. 658 more words

Personal Reflection

Six Phrases to Say Everyday to your Spouse.*

I am celebrating my 47th anniversary (August 18, 1973) and will be sharing a few of the popular previous marriage posts on Thursdays through August. 217 more words

Intentional Family Life

Working for Money: Personal Stories on Professional Chances

Photography by @STIL

I have worked a lot of unconventional jobs, and some conventional jobs. As Neil Gaiman once said, “People get work because, somehow, people get work.” He’s not wrong. 1,244 more words

Personal Growth

The Father Brown Stories by G. K. Chesterton

Cover from my volume of FATHER BROWN CRIME STORIES

I am reading the Father Brown stories for the second time. I believe I now have a complete set and can read them all in chronological order. 707 more words

Personal Reflection

27 Years ago: Life—Death—Life

The weekend of January 31, 1993 looked to be an interesting football weekend. The Buffalo Bills would face the Dallas Cowboys. Having been an “anti-Cowboys” fan since the early 1960s, there would be no doubt who I would cheer for. 999 more words

Personal Reflection

What is Saving Your Life?

I’m not very good at listening to “weekly” podcasts. Instead I get in the mood and listen to like 4 episodes in a row. And then I won’t listen again for a few weeks. 358 more words