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looking up…not down


when the mud is so thick and the world is so cold look to the heavens to that city of Gold, your reward awaits you for all those long nights you prayed for a miracle for wrongs to become rights, … Continue reading

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the long road ahead


  no one said it would be easy. no one was there to give a “now you’re going to set the world on fire.” and no one mentioned the faith needed to persevere and age like fine wine. that was … Continue reading

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your white flowers wait for you


To my unknown love, wherever she is   your white flowers wait for you among common leaves.   did you know they would be there for you beneath the wild awakening trees?   my boots hurt my feet while walking … Continue reading

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have you lost your way in those big bad woods?


  have you lost your way in the big bad woods of life? have you found yourself face to face with an unexpected sign?  try giving up, giving in to God. “God, I can’t do this anymore. I give you … Continue reading

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what i lost today


the lost kerryman left the house and headed east with a garbage bag in his back seat. ten miles down the road he found the nearest exit and headed back for the garbage dumpster. and this is how it went … Continue reading

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it is looking brighter all the time


in spite of what my bank account says…in spite of what negative people say…in spite of business forecasts…in spite of being verbally assaulted by whiners, complainers, murmurers, backbiters…in spite of… it is looking brighter all the time…   the waters … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick- a complex man?


tomorrow many celebrate the feast day of a Catholic saint the world knows as “Saint Patrick.” But the real Patrick, gleaned from his writings, history, and what he left behind, is different. First, he was not a Catholic like we … Continue reading

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I’ve counted up the cost, and you are worth it


“I’ve counted up the cost, and you are worth it.” It’s a line from an Irish band, Rend Collective Experiment. It’s also a thought that has been tugging at my soul tonight. As I sit here alone, I am thankful … Continue reading

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from Fort Boreman: a live art show in photos


in case you forgot, or you just do not know, a creator was necessary to make everything around you. the idea that random slime went off-cocked, bamming around into other half-cocked atoms and radical charged particles, consequently creating confusingly complex … Continue reading

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and what if the bridge is slick?


it is snowing again, nothing new about that…but after yesterday’s walk, i thought of this scene as i was traveling east on the trail. the surrounding rise stood clear of snow, but the bridge remained slick. it is that way … Continue reading

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