NIGHT WALK

Jan 18th, 2010 "POEMS (SORT OF)" Edward

I wrote the following after re-reading a passage from one of my favorite authors, the Kiowa poet/novelist N. Scott Momaday. The passage brought to mind the few nighttime hours I once spent in the desert north of Tucson. Momaday wrote: Once in his life a man ought to concentrate his mind upon the remembered earth… He ought to give himself up to a particular landscape…

BOORTZ

Jan 16th, 2010 COMMENTARY Edward

“You would have thought that I had said something completely outrageous..

CONFESSIONS OF A MORTHANIST

Jan 13th, 2010 SERMONS Edward

Sometimes, not often, but sometimes when it seems that, surely, all that needs to be said for awhile has been said, the muse seems elsewhere and the screen is blank, taunting in its emptiness, Something reaches in and says, “Here, read this.”

TIME FOR THE TRUTH

Jan 13th, 2010 COMMENTARY Edward

I will occasionally be writing columns for the Gilmer
County, Georgia “Times Courier.” This is the first of them,
to be published 1/14/2010.

THOMAS SOWELL

Jan 12th, 2010 COMMENTARY Edward

In his most recent column, Thomas Sowell asserts
that “intellectuals” are harming the nation. Why?
Because they have ideas.

THE VERY HARDEST THING

Jan 8th, 2010 SERMONS Edward

The young daughter of John Adams writes to a friend that the very hardest thing is to keep one’s faith when one learns the truth.

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Jan 4th, 2010 MUSINGS Edward

Do You Hear What I hear? A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold December morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that a thousand of people went through the station, most of them on their way to work….