Category Archives: story

Spoken and unspoken

I tell you this one, so that we can laugh, and turn our backs for another century or so on the graveyards full of other, rotten bodies. Continue reading

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This world

A word of scripture whispered in my ear and would not let me go. Continue reading

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Reading the road signs

Emerging from the mist of the mountain road, a yellow caution sign:

Warning: tree on the way Continue reading

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Friday

In God’s gospel truth, the day comes when nothing is to be done, except to shiver below the lowering sky, crouch within the trembling earth, wind down the body into the new-hewn tomb * * * The birds are the … Continue reading

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Guns kills people (updated)

At the risk of repeating myself, and with all respect to the dead and the injured and those who mourn them: Guns kill people. It is their raison d’etre. That being the case, we must control them. Continue reading

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Book Review: For Sabbath’s Sake

“Should this be your first go of sabbath, don’t write that you want to observe a strict twenty-four hours in a mountain cave while doing a headstand atop hot coals.”
Good advice abounds in this new book by J. Dana Trent, as does good humour. Continue reading

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Every knee

It is crucial and critical to find this mind that is in Christ Jesus, and follow him in all of his glorious humility. There is nothing wrong with kneeling before him in silence. Continue reading

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