Tag: Peace

We’re all a mess

Heaven have mercy on us all – Presbyterians and Pagans alike – for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending. – American novelist, short story writer, and poet, Herman Melville, was born on this day in 1819 (died 1891) True story: I’ve never read Moby Dick. I’ll put it …

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Grant Us Peace

Please, make it stop. I’m writing this on Thursday evening as details are coming in about the truck that killed more than 70 people in Nice, France. I’ve been trying to think of something substantive to say. There are no words. Well, maybe these. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and …

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