Category Archives: Faith

Ten Years Past the Big Noise

Tonight at about 11:30, my parents will have been dead for ten years. My brother has been incarcerated for nearly that long, serving what has become two life sentences without the possibility of parole when he was convicted of the … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Potpourri

I’m listening to The Band performing “Life Is A Carnival” as the Hound of the Basketballs snoozes one chair over. Later this afternoon, the Spawn and I will deliver the Main Squeeze to the Real City Airport in time to … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotion — 11 April 19

Here at Newberry, various members of the campus community are invited to contribute to devotional series during Advent and Lent. The format is simple: There is a passage from Scripture, a consideration of the text, and a brief prayer. I … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotional — 10 April 19

Here at Newberry, various members of the campus community are invited to contribute to devotional series during Advent and Lent. The format is simple: There is a passage from Scripture, a consideration of the text, and a brief prayer. I … Continue reading

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My Daughter the T[w]erp

Last night, the Spawn finally got the news she’s been waiting for. She was informed that she has been accepted into the U of Maryland at College Park’s Master of Library and Information Science program. While we’re still waiting to … Continue reading

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Waiting for Lefty

A friend of mine from Wisconsin is in Charleston, SC, this afternoon, beginning the process of recovering from surgery. This morning, she donated her left kidney to an as yet unidentified recipient, the first link in what is known as … Continue reading

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“I Am Principled…

You are stubborn. He is a pigheaded fool.” I first ran across this in the textbook for a logic course my dad was taking at UT-Nashville when I was in sixth grade. He took me with him on one or … Continue reading

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