Once upon a time…

She made an effort to be nice but the word slipped out with a hint of distaste usually reserved for insects or a nasty rash. “I hear you write stories now.” I make no secret of being a Christian or having been a missionary and a pastor. Despite my cynicism, it is a privilege to […]

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A trio of poems

I believe it was Mark Twain who said, “Bad poetry is worst of all, sincere.” Put up three Christian-themed poems from several years back. I know I was sincere when I wrote them. Here’s hoping you won’t find them too bad. Click on the POEMS tab. Best

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Merry Christmas

“And this shall be a sign unto you; you shall find the baby wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” (Luke 2:12) “Let the Stable Still Astonish” Straw-dirt floor, dull eyes, Dusty flanks of donkeys, oxen; Crumbling, crooked walls; No bed to carry that pain, And then, the child, Rag-wrapped, laid to cry In […]

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Interesting discussion

over at The Miniatures Page regarding religion in Science Fiction settings. Read the Thread here The conversation does indeed reveal a ‘venerable tradition’ of anti-religious phobia. Oddly enough, I just finished a guest-post for another blogger on ‘realistic sci fi settings’. I’m told it will appear mid-January.

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The Drop City Co-Op

No, I’m not talking about a hippie commune in Sonoma. I’m throwing out an idea for a collaborative writing effort; a compilation of Short Stories in a common setting. Anyone read THIEVES’ WORLD when they were younger? That idea, but set in a spaceport. Put Blade Runner, Serenity, Lost and The Wire in a blender, […]

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