I wrote this piece whe at the Bear River Writer's Conference in Northern Michigan. It was sponsored by the University of Michigan. It was a writing assigment from author and poet Thomas Lynch in response to a New York times Op Ed. Ryan was a clean, almost preppy kind-of-guy, who decided (for reasons we’ll never … Continue reading Heroin in the Heartland
GRUMPY PREACHERS & P.M.S. Probably the biggest faux pas of my professional ministry occurred the Monday that I forgot to have the church unlocked for the P.M.S. support group. I didn’t even know there was such a thing. Actually, at the time people were just beginning to talk openly about the condition that is in … Continue reading Grumpy Preachers and PMS
So, be yourself wherever you happen to be. Do what it is that you do - and do it well. Accept rejection as a sign post that there is another place - another people - with whom to share your art; your SELF
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What do the prophet Isaiah, Bono and U2 have in common? More than you might imagine. First of all, both men spoke with power to their generation.
The Christmas story is that God crossed over to us so that we can cross over to Him. He accomplished that through a baby in a manger which has been the subject of more painting, books and songs than you could possibly imagine. in other words, the nativity is God's art; a thing of wonder and beauty. It invites us to cross over the troubled waters of life into a life of simple majesty.