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God with Us

  This Christmas I’m giving you a poem.  I’m a novelist and a writer of essays and humor.  I know nothing of poetry.  But I know about joy.  And I know about pain.  And I know I am not alone … Continue reading

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Nature is a mirror for the Soul

Overnight, autumn arrived, all flashy oranges and jeweled reds and brilliant yellows.  The season tricked me into believing the cool, crisp, heaven-sent days would last.  On Monday, the maple across the street was a blaze of glimmering color.  By Saturday … Continue reading

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Euripides Got it Wrong

Euripides wrote Greek tragedies, so it’s no surprise he opined: “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” While I am known for my respect for old dead white guys, (yes, that was satire) Euripides is full … Continue reading

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