Monthly Archives: June 2019

From Bad To Worse …

Originally posted on Filosofa's Word:
Grayson Fritts is a detective with the Knox County (Tennessee) Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Fritts is also the pastor at the All Scripture Baptist Church.  On the church’s website … “A person will only burn in…

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Nuggets from Old Magazines

      A  ROMANTIC Athens’ public library has a used book sale once a month, and also a corner inside the library proper for free books, contributed by neighbors and discards.  Being a glutton for freebies, I have noticed/remembered … Continue reading

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Therapy Session Chapter 2

The next week passed quickly, and it was group day again. This time there was no waiting–the door was open and several members had already found their places.  There was no assigned seating, of course, but members appeared to prefer … Continue reading

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Old Man Fred –flash fiction for d’Verse

Although age and poverty had taken its toll,  when far away an interrupted cry woke him from his sleep, he shuddered.  He knew he lacked boundaries, was too easily empathic. That tendency had led him to  panhandling in the evening … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Atheist – for d’Verse

The old man used to be a preacher, but in good faith had to turn in his cassock because he no longer believed in anything. He mumbles now, admitting that he cannot say he  believes he’ll live again. If asked … Continue reading

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Introducing My Pages

You may have noticed that what I post is unpredictable. I think that’s the reason for the column’s miniscule readership.  But that’s not the case for most of my pages, which are listed at the top of my site.   When … Continue reading

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Therapy Session–Fiction

For the first time Rob was fighting tears. He motioned to Amber, on his right. Mesmerized by Rob’s sharing, Amber surfaced and said “Uh…”   The group sat quiet, expectantly, and watched empathically as her tears began to trickle. Jackie said … Continue reading

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