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-bright gems for his crown-

When my children were babies, I had a mental list of songs I would sing through as I stood by the crib rocking them to sleep, ready to tuck them into bed for the night. One of them is a … Continue reading

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-this boys reads. a lot.-

It’s spelling word time again! Wesley Voth, I like the way your mind works. Possibly because it’s so much like mine. Or maybe just because you’re genuinely funny. Cats have many adversaries. I banished the cat to the underworld. I … Continue reading

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-listening… and thinking-

Thinking about the upcoming election makes me feel a little bit panicky. I want to “do my part” and vote, but I think it’s wrong to be an uninformed voter. So I’ve spent a lot of the last two weeks … Continue reading

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-voting for trash talkers-

Thinking about the upcoming election makes me feel a little bit panicky. I want to “do my part” and vote, but I think it’s wrong to be an uninformed voter. So I’ve spent a lot of the last two weeks … Continue reading

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-in the words of a fictional 12-year-old-

I’m reading an excellent book right now… Personally I think that grammar is a way to attain beauty. When you speak, or read, or write, you can tell if you’ve said or read or written a fine sentence. You can … Continue reading

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-a small thought about reading-

I love it when words on the page in front of me feel like they could have come from my own fingers on my keyboard. Not that I would ever refer to myself as an autodidact, (which is fancy-talk for … Continue reading

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Reality and Miracles

“…in my experience miracles never bother a realist. It is not miracles that incline a realist towards faith. The true realist, if he is not a believer, will invariably find within himself the strength and the ability not to believe … Continue reading

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