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A CHRISTMAS CONFESSION

A CHRISTMAS CONFESSION

Confession. . . . I’m not exactly sure I like Christmas.  Now, before you write me off and mail me a copy of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” you should know, it wasn’t always this way. When I was little, it was magical—full of twinkling lights, homemade gingerbread...
IN OUR WAKE

IN OUR WAKE

  If only I could blame this on drugs….    I did it again.  The overdramatic, squealing, overzealous, make a quiet person run like hell, conversation with a brand new friend. Granted, there is a HUGE part of my personality that wants to be best friends with...
LED (PART III)

LED (PART III)

Tomorrow I will be one of the last to stand in an absurdly long line with a crowd of impatient strangers, exhausted from work and from the train wreck we’ve all watched for more days than we care to count. Despite the two main choices that will appear on that ballot...
HOW FAINT THE WHISPER WE SEE (PART II)

HOW FAINT THE WHISPER WE SEE (PART II)

(Missed the first post in this series? Check out ON BALLOTS & POMEGRANATES to get caught up.) “I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them  to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of...
ON BALLOTS & POMEGRANATES (PART I)

ON BALLOTS & POMEGRANATES (PART I)

This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Reform your ways and your actions, and I will let you live in this place. Do not trust in deceptive words and say, “This is the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord!”  If you really...
GOOD BEETS

GOOD BEETS

Beets. For some reason I’ve suddenly developed an affinity for this food I don’t know whether to call a vegetable or a fruit. Assuming a vegetable, because they’re not really good enough to be called a fruit. So why a picture of beets? Because for...

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