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    lenten journal: ship’s log

    by  • April 12, 2019 • aging, community, lenten journal, poetry • 1 Comment

    ship’s log it seems like a lifetime ago that we stood on the deck of the USS Constitution a still-commissioned vessel 
named for our defining document to learn much of it had been replaced because it was still considered active—a work in progress only in museums does it matter that nothing changes because sameness...

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    lenten journal: threat landscape

    by  • April 5, 2019 • america, fear, hope, lenten journal • 2 Comments

    This week, I had to do an online training for work on cyber security. I was five or six screens in when they presented the “threat landscape.” The Oxford dictionary says the word threat finds its roots in German and Old English words that mean oppression, grieve, and irritate, which is an interesting combination....

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    lenten journal: taking my shot

    by  • March 22, 2019 • lenten journal, rest • 2 Comments

    To paraphrase an old commercial, “I don’t play basketball, but I watch it on TV.” Actually, I played on one team when I was in sixth grade. We were on leave from Africa and living in Fort Worth. I was on the Royal Ambassadors team for our church. (If you don’t know what Royal...

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