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Why More Rules Don't Make You More Holy

In the early 1980’s, I attended a Bible seminar called Basic Youth Conflicts put on by a Bible teacher named Bill Gothard. Gothard was a Youth Pastor in the Chicago area for a number of years until he went into this traveling ministry of putting on these seminars. 913 more words


As a worshipper of silence, I carefully select the music in my life. Many of my selections center around a woman’s voice, as women are the bringers of life and their voices the gateway to Home. 91 more words

Kristina Bicking

Waders under my Victorian Skirt

Great grandmother Elizabeth exclaims, “There’s water coming up my butt!”.  Water rushes into my dive boots, but they cover my waders so I figure I’m in good shape.   272 more words



What am I thinking?

– C

Obsidian Lovers

The world fell asleep,
As we did awake;
To the moon,
To the night,
How we dreamt
For dawn’s break.

Two lovers alone
In onyx despair; 198 more words