Today’s quote is from Henry Valentine, the Chief Safety Patrol Officer for Windmill Elementary School in Windmill, Texas: Why do we do all this, sitting and listening and memorizing, if we don’t mean to do anything about it?
See. here’s the thing, Christians: we have an opportunity to speak out about injustice to our fellow humans, our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, and we are largely silent or even supporting the whitewash in #Ferguson. We were so righteously angry over same-sex marriage and Chik-Fil-A. We were so righteously angry over a baker… Read More »
Today’s quote is from Benjamin Clark, the star pitcher of his baseball league: There needs to be something that comes out of all this suffering, somewhere I’m supposed to go or something I’m supposed to do.
I’ll be quoting from the novel “Stars in the Texas Sky” for the next few days, some of the more memorable things said by the characters. Today’s quote is from Talitha Lawson, wife of the mayor of Windmill, Texas: In a small Texas town, you follow football in the fall and baseball in the spring… Read More »
I’m going to be interviewed at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church on Sunday, November 23, 2014, at both the 9:00 and 11:00 services. 36017 SE Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City, WA 98024
This is a short story from my book River of Dreams (available online in print and ebook formats). We were given a photo and then asked to write a story. This picture shows a line of seven people, possibly family members, some holding red balloons, walking down a street in some town in modern Russia.… Read More »
Free book promotions coming up in NovemberNovember 1-4 “River of Dreams” http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GW9IBI6November 23 “Mountains of the Moon” http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LZTQR9INovember 23 “Stars in the Texas Sky” http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008NNSU3U These are the Kindle editions.
I don’t pay much attention to the chatter on the news—I don’t watch the talking heads and don’t follow the conversations and popular topics. With that said, I see now that there is a enormous number of people who are being convinced that Ebola is some ginormous threat to The American Way of Life, and… Read More »
This is for you who keep telling me that there is no difficulty in getting registered because “everyone has ID” and “everyone can get easily register.” You are talking nonsense when you say that. You should educate yourself. Here’s an example of what the Wisconsin Voter ID restrictions meant in real life. Thank God these… Read More »
We’ve seen “A Chorus Line” a few dozen times, it seems. We’ve helped stage numbers from the show for students for a touring company of kids, and for kids in school. I think I know the show. So I was pleasantly surprised at the Fifth Avenue’s version of “A Chorus Line” last night (21-Sep-14). We… Read More »