Author Archives: jim

A Palm Sunday Video

A video about Palm Sunday and Holy Week. Continue reading

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Updates About my Debut Novel

Of the dozen or so people in the world who know and care that my debut novel will be published in June 2020, here is an update. (I had more than 88,000 pageviews last year. A solid dozen must be interested in … Continue reading

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Thanks for following Faith on the Fringe

Thanks for following Faith on the Fringe. I appreciate your support and interest. For some months, the blog has been hosted on this website: https://www.patheos.com/blogs/faithonthefringe I’ve posted an excerpt from my novel in progress written about Martin Luther King, Jr., … Continue reading

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The Second Coming

Happy birthday, William Butler Yeats. The Second Coming by W.B. Yeats June 13, 1865 – Jan. 28, 1939 Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy … Continue reading

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Sunny day suicides – reminding us of who we are

“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.” Working on my high school newspaper, a classmate and I wrote an article about suicide. I don’t remember which of us physically wrote the article. (My friend was much, much smarter than I … Continue reading

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The crisis in the U.S. church

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White Men: demanding rights for themselves they refuse to extend to others

Discrimination is wrong. Some people need to be told discrimination is wrong. For whatever reason, they never learned that it’s wrong to discriminate against others because of skin color, or gender or size or age or sexuality or nationality or religion. … Continue reading

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