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Do You Know?

How many stand at the edge of the precipice, teetering towards oblivion? Do you see the mottled corpses down below? Do you see your fingerprints upon their bodies? Do you understand it was your feather-light touch that upset the balance and allowed them to tumble down, down, down? “But if you cause one of these …

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Hobo

Richard Henry Dana Jr.’s classic (1840) Two Years Before the Mast and Louis L’Amour’s Education of a Wandering Man (1989) were formative works for me in my early adolescence. I was captured by Dana and L’Amour’s travels on land and on sea – the places they saw, the experiences they had. I wanted to experience the world …

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Good Times.

When I am hurting, I write. It is a form of catharsis for me. When I’m well, I don’t write. Today I’m intentionally writing even though things have been good. While I am still writing consistently on this blog about the depths of despair I am experiencing – I want to note that overall, this …

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Ten Years

so this is what it feels like to look at you in the candlelight and know we cannot be together now i know we said its over but its hard getting over your the one that i’ve been loving all this time – Mandolyn Mae, “Here We Are,” Once. Ten years. Ten years of investing …

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Acceptance

On Wednesday Evening we held our annual Thanksgiving Eve service. I held it in the downstairs of the church with chairs in a circle. This provided a more intimate environment than sitting in rows of pews…and it didn’t have any tint of demoralization as you felt the emptiness all around you (the sanctuary can fit …

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