Tag Archives: death

Do Drowned Leaves Dream?

Do drowned leaves dream of the lives they once lived in the sky while living leaves ponder the fate that awaits by and by?

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Gun Control vs. Self Control

Every time there is a mass shooting in the U.S. the gun-control debate is revived. “Guns kill!” one side chants. “Guns don’t kill, people kill!” the others side retorts. And while it’s true that no gun ever killed anyone without … Continue reading

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The Open Door

Remembering the dead and wounded in Las Vegas and everywhere the door has opened. We will not forget you.

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Madness in the Hearts of Men

“There is a tragedy that infects the human race: the same destiny awaits them all. Furthermore, their hearts are full of evil–madness festers in their hearts all their days. And then they die.” ~Ecclesiastes 9:3 I’m not a journalist, and … Continue reading

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The Beginning

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Teach Your Children Well

“Though the boys throw stones at the frogs in sport, the frogs do not die in sport, they die in earnest.”  ~Bion of Borysthenes (325 – 250 B.C.) Suicide is now the number three cause of death among children, and at … Continue reading

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Drive-Thru Mortuary

Drive-by open-casket viewings premiered in Pensacola, Florida, 30 years ago, but have only recently become a national trend. I haven’t been to one (and don’t plan to), but I imagine it’s something like:  “Hi, and welcome to McDeath. We put the fun … Continue reading

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