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We Who Believe In Freedom Cannot Rest

We who believe in freedom cannot rest; We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes. It’s been stuck in my head for the last several days, since before the non-indictment came down in Ferguson, but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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About Face

So one of the stories that has been flying around social media the last couple of weeks involves the case of a little girl reportedly asked to leave a fast-food restaurant because her facial injuries were disturbing other customers. Sounds … Continue reading

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Got Nothing To Say

I want it to have been a quiet week; what it really has been is a week of me not paying close attention to the world and all the screaming things in it. I want to have been more engaged. … Continue reading

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I lift my eyes

I lift my eyes to the hills, and whisper a prayer to whatever might be listening. For the Canadian town still burning from an oil train derailment, for the missing and the homeless and the dead. For the commercial aircraft … Continue reading

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You can’t make stuff like this up

Actually, the last few times I’ve said that, I didn’t use the word “stuff.” Let me tell you about my week; parts of it were probably a lot like yours and I hope the other parts weren’t. I ate an … Continue reading

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The news will still be there

I’d needed to write something similar to this after the shootings down in Connecticut last December, but never got beyond a few notes. Today’s apparent bomb explosions in Boston have brought this stream of thoughts back to the surface. So … Continue reading

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