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Poetry …

A very good friend of mine recently began writing poetry. He is an accomplished writer and yet sometimes the transition to a different style is difficult. Rick sent me the piece below. Read carefully as there is much going on in this one. Excellent job!

Charity Hosptial

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Weighing in on White …

There is little doubt I am a Sooner fan. I may not be of the frothing variety, but with an OU alum for a father, we grew up wearing crimson and cream. We love our football OU style. Like most, I came away from Sooner footbal in December and … Continue reading

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Poison for Pain …

My parents own a cabin at a private lake west of Oklahoma City. We grew up “going to the lake” Friday evenings through Saturday during the spring and summer months. Unless it was Memorial Day, Labor Day or another holiday, we were home for worship on Sundays. Early on … Continue reading

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Figured it was coming …

In the movie “Cold Mountain”, Inman says, “I’m sure God is weary of being called down on both sides of the argument.” Set during the Civil War, it is an obvious reference to preachers and people on both sides laying claim to be on God’s side or rather having … Continue reading

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Jordon Cooper posted the following on his website.

The excerpt must be from a book he is reading – he is a voracious reader. I find this piece very lifting and humiliating at the same time –

God’s Company
Eugene Peterson on David at Ziklag

Moralism is death on spirituality. Moralism is the approach that puts all … Continue reading

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