so, Mat Staver, who would Jesus lynch?

It came to my attention recently that a group called The Liberty Council – associated with Liberty University – has objected to the passage in The Senate of the Anti-Lynching bill, The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/evangelical-group-wants-gays-removed-anti-lynching-bill-n956831 As the article states, the bill applies to lynchings motivated by “the victim’s actual or perceived…

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sober thursday.

This wasn’t today’s original post. Today was already mostly ready and planned out. But sometimes the message keeps coming through that there is something else more pressing I need to write about  (more on that in a bit) – so I will. This was my Monday. I know I always say I am grateful –…

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wanting more (and less) in 2019

Yesterday morning, I read an article about Colin O’ Brady becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica unassisted, a truly incredible feat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/american-man-first-solo-across-antarctica-unaided-n952186 The explorer who attempted the same, Henry Worsley, in 2016 fell ill and passed away, just 30 miles short of his goal. Still, what an amazing attempt. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/25/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-antarctic-record-attempt It is also…

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night.

My sleep schedule is bizarre to say the least. I often sleep in two or three hour increments. My pain wakes me at all hours. My body will abruptly insist that I go lay down – no matter what I’m doing. I can even sleep for a few hours sitting straight up (my family hates…

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thanks for spending the evening with me, bruce (you know better than anybody that music is the best therapy)

The screen door slams, Mary’s dress waves Like a vision she dances across the porch as the radio plays Roy Orbison singing for the lonely Hey, that’s me and I want you only Don’t turn me home again, I just can’t face myself alone again Don’t run back inside, darling, you know just what I’m…

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