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Victory in the Past


When the words that David spoke were heard, they repeated them before Saul, and he sent for him. 32 And David said to Saul, “Let no man’s heart fail because of him. 619 more words


In my head I am working on a new project.  Earlier this month two mass shootings happened in the same day in the united states.  One of these happened very close to the place a grew up. 129 more words

Beautifully Said: Our Country, Our Military

Having served in the U.S. Army as a military police officer for 4 years, I have a deep respect for all those men and women who have served, or do serve, our country, honorably.  339 more words

Miscellaneous Writing

Sound #32


The U.S. national anthem The Star-Spangled Banner performed by Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians in 1942.

License: Public domain



Our American flag! Two views.





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O say can you shut the hell up: Sir Twittwaddle on The Gist!

A few weeks ago, a friend recommended I listen to Slate’s daily podcast, The Gist – one of the most American podcasts you could come across, but funny and opinionated and topical in a similar way to The Daily Show. 111 more words


Contemplatives Go Mainstream

A nation can be considered great when it defends liberty as Lincoln did, when it fosters a culture which enables people to “dream” of full rights for all their brothers and sisters, as Martin Luther King sought to do; when it strives for justice and the cause of the oppressed, as Dorothy Day did by her tireless work, the fruit of a faith which becomes dialogue and sows peace in the…

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