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Wisdom From Above

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James 3.16-18 For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy. And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.

Love’s Desire…

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Life… A Nowness…

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May Books Be Blessed

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“Books are besieged by a great many embattled enemies… but from books comes the food of the mind. It is not good for the stomach to be without food for a long period, and it is very much worse for the mind.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

Eight Books to Begin a Personal Library for Young Men…

The list was originally going to be for young people regardless of sex, but when considering the different books, I kept getting different results when the intended audience was a female versus a male.  Perhaps a list for young women will someday follow.  For now, Enjoy these selections!  They’ve been quite formative in my own life.  I can hope that… Read more »

Star Crossed

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Romeo:  Sad hours seem long. Benvolio:  What sadness lengthens Romeo’s hours? Romeo:  Not having that, which, having, makes them short. *       *       * …But He, that hath the steerage of my course, Direct my sail!…

For So Many Things Am I Thankful

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Here I sit before my laptop computer listening to Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis In D Major, savoring each sip of warm Trader Joe’s Chai tea made with whole milk from the perfectly contoured Starbucks mug my mother gifted me last Christmas.  I am a blessed man.  Grace beyond the beyond. All the world and our country with it might be teetering… Read more »

Some Poe

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Waiting to be Annointed Cool and Troubled People…

“I believe that Barack Obama was born in the United States.  I’m just not sure if he’s willing to admit that to the rest of the world.”  ~~  Dennis Miller Currently/Just Finished Reading: Less Than Zero (Brett Easton Ellis).  Truly one of the most disturbingly depressing books I’ve ever read.  Young adult children of movie producers and actresses with far… Read more »