Dec 22, 2010

The Ministers' Morgue - Conclusion

The following piece of fiction is the conclusion of a three-part series. Read part one . Read part two . On January 13th I will share the real event from my life that was the inspiration for The Ministers' Morgue and discuss some of the issues from this story. The...Read more +
Dec 19, 2010

When You Know a Person's Story

It was the San Antonio Junior Livestock Auction. Dustin looked like every other kid there. As for his goat . . . well, the bids were okay. Then someone told a story that Dustin himself had kept quiet. One month earlier, his father died in a tragic car accident. The...Read more +
Dec 15, 2010

The Ministers' Morgue - part two

The following piece of fiction is part two of a three-part series. Read part one here . I was going to post it in four parts, but I've agreed to three after an outcry in the comments last week. ;-) The Questions Do you want the next question or not?"...Read more +
Dec 9, 2010

The Ministers' Morgue - part one

The following is a work of fiction. This short story will appear in 4 parts over the next four weeks and is intended to help us think about some serious issues for those in the helping professions. An unexpected phone call I got the news that a minister friend had...Read more +
Dec 2, 2010

Discomfort Dilemma

There's nothing comfortable about our basement. The man cave is not equipped with a high-def TV or EZ chair, X-box or pool table. Walk upstairs and help yourself, because there's no fruit bowl or mini fridge. But there is a barbell. And a bench, a few dumbbells, weight plates, and...Read more +
Dec 1, 2010

I Wish You Could See Her

I wish you could see her as I see her, for I look at her with the eyes of a lover, a father, a child, and a connoisseur. The stories in her book, aged for millennia, have an archetypal patina that cannot be forged. Devoted scholars study them and parse...Read more +