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Be Not Afraid of Geekness

I’m one of those folks who read dictionaries for fun. If I had more finely-tuned social skills, I might be a geek. I’ve been told I’m a nerd. I won’t deny it. Which reminded me of Malvolio’s words of wisdom. … Continue reading

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The Dream

He woke, heart racing, breathless, wet with sweat, in the starlit time before dawn. He shuddered when something touched his arm. It was his wife. “Again?” she asked, rolling her belly onto him. Soon she would bear his first child. … Continue reading

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We are Many, We are One

One my favorite bits from the Bible is in this morning’s readings: “…We are Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, inhabitants of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, “Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the districts of Libya near Cyrene, as well … Continue reading

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Knowledge: Opening the Gift

The quote is from Tennyson’s “Ulysses,” among my favorite poems; and the source for my Google Plus tagline: “…To follow knowledge, like a sinking star, “Beyond the utmost bound of human thought….” (“Ulysses,” Tennyson (1833)) I’m not “an idle king,” … Continue reading

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