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Death without death

“The priests would have you believe have you believe that life is linear, with no deviations or side trips.  Just birth to death to after-life, that’s it, with an eternity of waiting for whatever comes next.  Personally I don’t think … Continue reading

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Charismatic

It was one of those Saturdays—you know the kind. You don’t wake up quite on time and from that point on everything is sort of disjointed and out of phase. And that’s how it was that she talked me into … Continue reading

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The Human Condition

Other animals spend their lives living, whereas humans spend their lives creating elaborate rituals in the hope of avoiding death.

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Jesus and the Slave

So I was in church the other day. My wife and I help the church secretary get things ready for the service on Sunday. We fold the bulletins, make sure the pencils in the pews are sharp, and that each … Continue reading

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What If Jesus Came Today?

Looking for an idea for your next epic novel? How about this: What if Jesus came today? But I’m not talking about him appearing in the last days and Armageddon, that’s all been done ad nauseam. What if he never … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

Yes, literally, on the road again.  No flying this time.  Another business trip, but this time it’s a road trip to South Carolina.  The weather has been superb and I am with same team that accompanied me to Idaho.  We … Continue reading

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Bible Study

As I sit here contemplating the weekly Bible study I attend with my wife, I can’t help but think the role that religion plays in my writing.  I don’t intentionally write about religion, either the institution or the activity, but … Continue reading

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