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The Hapless Line

The weight of the vessel – that constant burden of the man downtrodden – it grew more burdensome with each robotic step, steps he felt were prone to multiply with the drudgery of each passing day. There were others, an endless line of downcast souls. You and I, […]

In Case You Ever Wondered

Been an awful long time since I felt like singing Surprised to know you missed my sorry voice and your sweet eyes welled with tears at both my betrayal and its horrendous aftermath Still, after all my running, fumbling through the dark “Sing anyway.” you say, “Remind us […]

Reprieve is a Moment

After nearly three months of bite-sized reading, I finally finished Gerald May’s excellent work, Addiction and Grace. This book is among the best I’ve read on describing the human condition and why we behave the way we do. It took a great deal of time to work my […]

Date From Hell

It’s been a grueling week in which I’ve had to engage in endless duties that require me to operate outside what feels right and normal for me. I decided to counteract this madness by posting a story excerpt near to my heart. I sincerely hope those who read […]

How Priceless

How heavy the toll false life exacts a fee commissioned for every earthbound judgement we treat as luxuries the anger, disappointment, fear shame wrought by the empowered by us, to us How priceless the strength Life fueled hope maintained Love enduring in silence rebuking such hate in silence […]

Stupid Muffin

How many times a year do I stop at the library so early in the morning? Two or three, tops? What are the chances I’d happen to be here, returning a handful of unwatched cartoon DVDs on the same morning you are here? Something tells me the complex […]

Unfamiliar Sort of Home

I’ve been wondering about you lately. I know you’re used to that, because we’re all wondering about you and have been for years. I just can’t help but think you are capable of so much more. No, I’m not talking about solving the world’s pains with some miracle […]

More Human Than We Know

While he was eating, a woman came in with a beautiful alabaster jar of expensive perfume made from essence of nard. She broke open the jar and poured the perfume over his head. (Mark 14:3 NLT) I’ve found this story a cross between touching and confounding. Beyond the […]