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Up Mortimer’s Forest 12/2/17

Early morning – a sprinkling of snow shining in the sun, children out chattering in the garden before school; soon melting, drive north, icing...

Why? What for? for who? for us

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series ] Jesus died upon a cross. Why? What for? for who? for us. We had nothing to commend, no desire to be God’s...

Earth Colours

Dark brown, white … green up … spattered, patterned red, yellow, pink, blue … yellowing … (a burst of red, rust, gold) … earth-brown … the next green flourish.

Supplies for the journey

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series ] Each day we have need of supplies of fresh grace, new problems confront us each lap of the race. New...

Good government?

A revolution to remove a ruler dicatatorial: new leaders lording with no love oppress by law tyrannical. … But we are glad we still have right to argue or accuse …

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217 of my comments have received 224 Great Feedback votes

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Thought-provoking, Jean, and

Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2016

Thought-provoking, Jean, and I can empathize with much that is on your mind. As a family, when I was growing up we didn't kiss, hug, or say 'I love you' much, but I think we were at ease with each other and had a warmth of expression in greeting...

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Posted in I Hate the Word Love

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You do seem to be able to

Posted on Mon, 05 Oct 2015

You do seem to be able to describe his thinking very naturally, and his observations, looking into the water, noticing the small life, and drifting into imaginations.
Then suddenly the tensions, mirrored a bit by his grandad's tensions. It...

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Posted in Jake Mutant - Chapter Four

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Welcome, you are new here,

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Welcome, you are new here, aren't you? You've drawn out an interesting and tender theme here.
I liked the thoughtfulness of  'As the passion that they share Crescendos with great care.'

Personally I would have liked a...

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Posted in The Embrace

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This reminded me of when my

Posted on Wed, 07 Jan 2015

This reminded me of when my son was being taught about the 'rules of composition' for music, and I worried he would lose what seemed to be spontaneous and individual intuition for what would make interesting sound. He assured me it wouldn't, but...

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Posted in The Discovered Unartist

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Trying to see where you're

Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Trying to see where you're coming from in this, PT. It's because of the suffering, death, sin, that God is doing something. I know we would like him to sort it all out at ths moment,  but just like the prophecies concerning his first...

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Posted in Broken Faith

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Stephen, I don't manage to

Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Stephen, I don't manage to dip much into the prose section, and horror and surreal isn't really my scene – I didn't even like 'Alice in Wonderland' as a child! However I did find reading this intriguing for the well-structured brevity, and the...

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Posted in Shadow Cooking

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Thanks, I appreciate your

Posted on Mon, 15 Sep 2014

Thanks, I appreciate your interest at analysis, Stephen. My background is Welsh and Welsh poetry which makes a lot of use of repetition of consonants or part words to form unbotrusive patterns to help the impact of verse. (In its technical...

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Posted in No Ties (IP)

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To hold evolution as a

Posted on Mon, 16 Jan 2017

To hold evolution as a solution is getting more and more difficult scientifically, as more is discovered of the complexity and design and beauty. And the evidence agrees so well with creation by such a God, who also is approachable because of his...

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Posted in Nature, who created it?

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I thought I'd made a comment

Posted on Sat, 07 Jan 2017

I thought I'd made a comment on this on Saturday. Probably forgot to press 'Save'!

I thought it intirguingly linking the waters and tears of this life; and maybe water can also bring to mind cleaning, new leaf, thirst quenched, baptism …...

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Posted in Waters

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Hi, Elsie, it does sound a

Posted on Fri, 06 Jan 2017

Hi, Elsie, it does sound a situation in need of clarification with the council.

I was interested in your comment about dyspraxia, as when I was trying to learn a bit belatedly, I remember having to try to get into the feel of myself as a...

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Posted in Rant - My Bus Pass - it's not funny anymore

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