Poetry: Stevens – Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Of memory, laughter, and the following blackbird.

Review: Man Up!

Man Up! is a book for men who want to know how to be truly masculine and what that means and have grown up in a society that has "simply lost - or forgotten - the collective knowledge of what it means to be a man."

A Story of Encouragement from a Neighbor

When I set out to write today, this isn’t what I had in mind, but I just received a call from a neighbor a few minutes ago. I don’t know her very well. Actually, I know barely anything about her other than 1) she’s my neighbor 2) I know her name 3) she drives a …

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Thoughts on “Divine Goodness” from The Problem of Pain

"I do not think I should value much the love of a friend who cared only for my happiness and did not object to my becoming dishonest." C. S. Lewis, "Divine Goodness," The Problem of Pain

Auld Lang Syne

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne? CHORUS: For auld lang syne, my jo, for auld lang syne, we'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet, for auld lang syne. And surely ye'll be your pint-stoup! and surely I'll be mine! And we'll tak' …

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