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Love and Country: A Christian Perspective

Today is Valentine’s Day, a day of love.  Usually this is love focused on romantic love.  But there are many types of love, including brotherly love, erotic love and agape love.  Those of us who are Christian are commanded to … Continue reading

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Beneath One Layer

* Prompt: Challenge: write a fantasy involving magic.  (Perhaps a turn of events occurs because of some magical event.) Beneath One Layer — a short story/parable I wasn’t planning on turning around.  I was late already for a meeting at … Continue reading

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Goodbye Debbie

I hardly knew her, but it seems now that she was a person worth knowing. She was my second cousin, Debbie.  Just 51 years young. She was in a terrible car accident, the details of which I do not know, and passed … Continue reading

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Mental Health Moments

We often hear people say they are “taking a mental health day” — usually meaning that they’re taking a day off work for their own good (one hopes).  I am having a day like that, sort of. I am taking … Continue reading

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Evil or Illness

The Aurora Theater Trial has finished its second week.  So far it is only been testimony from the prosecution.  I am interested because it happened in my backyard.  More than that, the defendant – to use the legal term – … Continue reading

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Facing Mortality (indirectly) — Pt. 2

In my previous post, I talked about a 42-year-old colleague who was diagnosed with cancer, and how that shook me.  About a week later, my 90-year-old father underwent surgery to repair an aneurysm.  It was a minor surgery, but at … Continue reading

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The Downsides of Being Apart

Married people are supposed to be together, aren’t they?  Usually when a couple gets married there is a honeymoon, and then a settling in period in a new place that they can call theirs.  Not so in our case.  This … Continue reading

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