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Announcing “Grace In Our Grieving”

  Dear Friends, Some time ago, I mentioned that I was meeting with someone about co-authoring a book with me that is unlike anything I’ve ever written. While my co-author’s identity will remain a secret until the book is finished, I can now tell you a little bit about the…

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My Thoughts

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                My good friend, Ryan Jennings, lives in Healdton, Oklahoma. Healdton is a small, oil field town that has seen its fortunes run dry and, back in 1984, my dad was called to pastor a small Baptist Church there called Bethel Baptist. I was 11 years old that winter holiday…

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Talent and Hope in all shapes, sizes…and ages.

  I've always loved to watch children create. Whether they are building a castle out of Duplos to fend off an impending dragon attack or fingerpainting a work of abstract wonder, their imaginations don't often know the limitations that years on this hard earth can shackle us with. Kids give themselves freely…

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My Random Musings

The Fear of Failure

A little over two years ago, after struggling for some time with the loss of my parents, I decided to put the hurt I was feeling to work for me. Specifically, I decided the poetry and some of the short fiction I had been writing in the interim might prove beneficial…

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