Category Archives: creative writing

Green, Green Grass

If I’m unemployed, I just want a job.
If I’ve got a job, I just want a better job. Continue reading

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the city is a drunkard

the city is a drunkarddrinking to the dregsa sluggard and a braggartwith a story spat on passers-byan angler clutching a fictitious fishand a smooth finish, far less filling drinking to the dregs of any drink it findsit finds a bud … Continue reading

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Zadok and Zebulun

Note: This is a short story I wrote, which was published at jesusmanifesto.com in November 2007. I did so because that website’s readership is largely unknown to me. For a long time I was hesitant to share this with those … Continue reading

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Waste It All

I meant to write you a Merry Christmas post, but I didn’t. I meant to tell you more about my life and thoughts these last few days. But I didn’t. These two things are actually related. So let me express … Continue reading

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Simple, Complex, Easy, Hard

Something simple and easy: Washing a car. Something simple and hard: Pushing a car. Something complex and easy: Driving a car. Something complex and hard: Building a car. So what is Christianity? Simple and easy? Simple and hard? Complex and … Continue reading

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Rise

into a forgettable spacewe enter our feet, our kneessome other partsfeeling rather beige, off-whitelike the walls into a utilitarian spacewe bring our raw materialslugged about throughout the weekthe monthdon’t askit’s unspoken there is a layer of shimmering humanitythat hovers close … Continue reading

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The Zero and the One

I wrote this little allegory in 2001. Enjoy! Once, there was a Zero. And this particular Zero had a lot of things going for him; a perfectly smooth, round shape, nice clean center, and a long life ahead of him. … Continue reading

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12/16/07 – Second Anniversary of The Core Blog

Wow… two years. I can’t keep a day planner, I can’t keep a journal, but apparently I can keep a blog. Go me. Although I must admit to a smidgen of procrastination on this very post. I started it two … Continue reading

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Area Church Makes Its Home in the Clouds

DALLAS | It seems a new light has dawned on the religious landscape of America. This Sunday, First Bapticostal Church of Dallas celebrates the completion of its new campus, and the mood is, shall we say, elevated. “You wouldn’t believe … Continue reading

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Birthlight

We are all born onceinto the pale glowof fluorescent tubingand flickering darknessbathing the foreheads ofmad scientistsin lieu of OBGYNs. Some are born a second timeinto the sunlightand everything is different.

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