Transformation

A dream interpreted Unlike many people during the last several months, I haven’t been keen on deep cleaning, or reorganizing, or new hobbies, or cooking, or much of anything constructive. I’ve spent a great deal of my time reading fiction — my historical escape mechanism. Last week, that suddenly changed, and I found myself deep …

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And God Cries

A Lament One moment Breath, the next it’s gone;    lungs full but not of air.       Bereft of loved ones’ touch          They die alone. And God cries. “Use the inside lot,” the suit says.    “Guards will keep the riffraff out.”       Money insulates the powered          from the ones they pledged to …

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Desert Fog

My first recollection of fog was after my family moved to Seattle, WA, when I was eight. Leaving to walk to my new school, fog made an unfamiliar area alien. I couldn’t see across the street — I could barely see the traffic light! Would I even find the school? Fog became a familiar force …

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Why This Christian Doesn’t Support Trump

My integrity as a follower of Jesus won’t let me. As I shared in This American Citizen Doesn’t Support Trump: Here’s Why, I tick off most of the boxes for a Trump supporter: Texas resident (deep Red state) My living the last decade plus has come from the Oil & Gas industries Gun owner Concealed …

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This American Citizen Doesn’t Support Trump: Here’s Why

As a U.S. citizen, my personal integrity and love for my country won’t let me. On the face of things, I tick off most of the boxes for a Trump supporter: Texas resident (deep Red state) My living comes from the Oil & Gas industries Gun owner Concealed permit owner Own three pickup trucks I …

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Faith and Foxholes

The adage says there are no atheists in foxholes. I don’t know about that, but I do know that when we are at the end of what we can do, that is when we seek something more. According to history and archaeology, humans have sought favor from gods since long before monotheism came to be. …

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