Category Archives: Musings

Water is Thicker than Blood

I was recently asked to contribute to the Bible column for the Mennonite World Review, which is a newspaper published bi-weekly with the intent of “Putting the Mennonite world together”. It’s an intimidating task, to write a column about the … Continue reading

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Ode to the Black Octopus

Then there was Jesus. The Christ. The Timeless One. He both speaks and questions existence and all the fragile meaning we hope to contain within our days like glass jars filled with spice. He is life’s essence, distilled preserved saved … Continue reading

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The Indecency of Autumn

It’s downright indecent. No, it’s obscene, really. The way the trees drop their leaves at this time of year. Every fall since I moved into this neighborhood, half a dozen trees stand all around my house, baring all for me … Continue reading

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Monday’s Prayer

Hope is better than Certainty which is illusory. In Flickering Pixels we bask and trust, baptized in self-important iridescence. Outside the camp site with hearth still hot home is the heart of the matter. Living stones not pixels flickering Steadfast … Continue reading

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The Table of Eternity

The fires of hell burn hot and high, licking crumbs of mortality from underneath the granite table of eternity but The Fire of Hope burns deeper and hotter and fiercer still preparing a place to dine not below, underneath, or … Continue reading

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Back Off World

Sometimes you want to scream at the world, tell it to back off, take a hike, pick on someone its own size. Sometimes you get tired of the way things are. One more life trampled, one more crushed by the … Continue reading

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Infinity and Beyond

Within the past month, I took a journey lasting well over 24 hours. I covered 10,000 miles in one shot. I travelled by land, air, and sea to arrive at my final destination…and then just a couple weeks later I … Continue reading

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