True Confessions: How a Bad Pun Birthed A New Song

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I’ve always loved puns. I was never particularly adept at schoolyard games, but I could make words play. (You can imagine how popular this made me in grade school.)

For a little stretch his past month, I enjoyed posting a daily pun on my Facebook page and watching …

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A Guest Post, A Giveaway, and Christmas in May

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… But I am beginning to see that if the Christmas story is really true, it must be as true in the thick of soldiers as it is in the company of angels …

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I’m honoured to be a guest over at Emily …

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Salvator Mundi: Via Crucis (A Poem for Good Friday)

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I have found the poems of Denise Levertov to be particularly good companions this Lenten Season. Salvator Mundi: Via Crucis is one of her more staggering pieces – a look a little deeper into what it must have cost to make this Friday good.

By Denise Levertov

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Amy Grant, Fragile and Me

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AmyCarolynTakenByRickCropAmy Grant was the first person who taught me the power of a song; she will always have priority seating in myAmyCarolynBeth heart. So I’ve been looking …

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Bonaventure: Good Advice for Students Everywhere

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tired-studentReading a little medieval philosophy and theology this morning, and this jumped out at me from the Prologue to St Bonaventure’s THE MIND’S ROAD TO GOD:

Therefore to the cry of prayer through Christ crucified, by Whose …

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