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Going Somewhere?

Where are you going?  Don’t you have somewhere to be?  You’re on your way to something, aren’t you?

These are questions most of us find absolutely normal.   1,027 more words


Overcoming the Tragedy

Four months ago, way back in July when I could still delude myself into believing there are orders of magnitude more good than bad people in the USA, I… 1,098 more words


Interlude: Late Nights, Long Days

I’ll admit that I kind of avoided talking about election season while it was going on. It was hard for me to keep up, honestly – I was kind of dealing with my own shit, dealing with the slow, inexorable decline of my endorphins, my dopamine, my seratonin, as I started to spend my days hunched in front of a computer instead of confidently striding down a trail. 1,410 more words


Interlude: And I Must Go

The drips from the roof of my apartment – dulled, distant, metallic – sound nothing like the drumming of drips from the pine trees onto my tent, but they keep me awake anyway. 339 more words


I Am Hopeful Again

I attended the inaugural meeting of the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) on October 7th in Chicago. I did so because I believe strongly that conservative, evangelical, orthodox, traditional Wesleyan United Methodist Christians need to band together. 318 more words


Gut Gremlins and Getting Older

I turn thirty this month. I haven’t been posting regularly because I’ve felt like a freshly molded dog turd thanks to a stomach ulcer. Yippy! 1,138 more words


An Admonition for the Recalcitrant Trump Supporter

Do you still support Donald Trump for president of the USA?  If you do, I hate to break it to you, but that makes you either obtuse or depraved. 714 more words