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Bronzed. Red. Feverish no more.

Things used to be carved in stone.

Honor and courage obvious.

Remember when memorials for the military usually involved a horse, featured soldiers, or some flowing Muse? 746 more words


Don't breathe: Oxygen Kills...


I was going to call this: ‘How to lead a good life’, but that might be misleading…  No need to look for trouble, it will find you!  1,220 more words


What is the Wrath of God? Why was the Old Testament God so Angry, yet Jesus was so Peaceful?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Garret:

One question that I don’t think you addressed sufficiently in the articles I have seen so far is this: How do you explain the anger recorded in the Old Testament that God seems to feel a lot of the time?

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Pushing the Town Away*

Many crime fiction fans will tell you that a sense of place is important in a story. Some themes and larger issues may be universal, but most of us want to also see something distinctive in a story that speaks of a particular place or region. 1,207 more words

Agatha Christie

Treat Your Personal Library...Like a Library

Have you ever found yourself at a gathering at which a speaker says something along the lines of “it’s important to read”? Or perhaps you’ve found yourself at a gathering at which multiple speakers echo this sentiment? 1,215 more words



Thank you for joining me for the summer redux series. I will be re-posting stories you may not have read, in the fashion of a summer re-run.

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These Feet, Made for Freedom

My loose plan was to write something light, bordering on witty or–more often my writerly bent, something laced with references to spiritual experiences, the nearness of God everywhere. 2,131 more words