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The Christian Mind: Irrational

Originally posted on D. Patrick Collins:
If anything has led to the loss of religious faith in the modern world, it is the idea that “science” has proven that God does not exist. Much of the disdain in our society…

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Tips for Writers: On Universality

There may be writers who want to alienate their readers. (I can’t think of any, off-hand, perhaps because they’ve been so successful in achieving their goal.) But the rest of us want to draw our readers in. We want them … Continue reading

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Ugly?

“He’s not ugly.  You’re just looking with ugly eyes.” ~4 1/2 year old daughter of a friend May we learn to see with beautiful eyes. Today and always.

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The Power of Words

Start Here I believe in the power of story to speak truth into people’s lives (including my own), hence the name of this blog site. I also believe in the power of words to change how I think and live—and … Continue reading

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Fools

“I have lived a great deal among grown-ups. I have seen them intimately, close at hand. And that hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “To avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually … Continue reading

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My Top Blog Posts of 2017

So, I’ve never done this before, and frankly it seems a bit narcissistic–as if the world revolved around my blog (but, then, it does, doesn’t it?). Anyway, for those few who don’t follow this blog site religiously (note self-mocking sarcasm), … Continue reading

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Yesterday…

“Chill October” (1870) by John Everett Millais

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