Category Archives: Writing

Jesus and Jack: Men of Joy

Originally posted on June 19, 2012 by Jessica Renshaw Joy is our bedrock, our touchstone of reality. It is the reset button we keep looking for, mostly in self-gratifying and therefore unsatisfying places. Sometimes, when we align ourselves with God … Continue reading

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“Immediate humanitarian crisis”–but not ours

Say you’re the head of the Department of Offense in Iran and you let everyone in the world know you’re developing nuclear weapons so you can destroy Israel.  Suppose Israel doesn’t appreciate the idea and bombs your labs and munitions … Continue reading

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Horrors! I just found out I’ve married a man who admits he has never read Alice in Wonderland (or its sequel)! He said he’s watched the Disney (desecration), as if that counted. He found a copy in our bookcase and … Continue reading

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I need to get back to poetry

“When a writer is dead, one ought to be able to see that [her] various works, taken together, make one consistent oeuvre.” Auden For months now, off and on, I have been writing, honing and fine-tuning and perfecting my book … Continue reading

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And He Has Loved Me All this Time

(From Sometimes I want to be rescued. And by ‘sometimes’ I mean pretty much at some point everyday. Rescued from the alarm clock. The carpool lane. The grocery list. The bills to pay. The children needing, needing, needing me. … Continue reading

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POEM: Jack Views His Own Memorial

C.S. Lewis, 1898 – 1963 “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it but because by it I see everything else.” After his admirers move on, exclaiming over sarcophagi, after … Continue reading

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Lobsters and bit-maps

I’ve been without my computer this week. It kept booting up, turning itself off, booting itself up. Jerry couldn’t “fiss” it so he took it to Staples for repairs. While there, since I was using XP and that will no … Continue reading

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