Tag Archives: John 10

Cold Canyon – the Cowboy Saga, part two

I coughed into the dark frosted air, my nose as stuffed as a Christmas goose. “Maybe we should have taken them up on that invitation to stay, Pete.” Pete didn’t say anything one way or the other. He never did. Just … Continue reading

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Hair Perms Aren’t (permanent, that is)

When I was in high school back in the 70s (ancient history to many of you), disco was king and guys got perms. I didn’t, but other guys did. I remember one of my classmates got his hair curled so … Continue reading

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Cold Canyon

[The Cowboy’s story began with Counting Canyons, and continues in this post today.] *** I coughed into the dark frosted air, my nose stuffed up like a Christmas goose. “Maybe we should have taken them up on that invitation to stay, … Continue reading

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When Christians Fail To Listen

One of my favorite films is To Have and Have Not with Humphrey Bogart (playing Harry Morgan) and Lauren Bacall (Marie). Bogie is a fishing boat captain on a small Caribbean island, Bacall is an American stuck there with no … Continue reading

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White Privilege – You’re white? What are you going to do about that?

I have something my wife doesn’t have. No, I’m not talking about a Y chromosome (although it’s true she doesn’t have one). What I have I didn’t ask for, I didn’t earn, and I don’t deserve. White privilege. That’s what … Continue reading

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Yeah, I’ve Been That Guy

[This first appeared as a guest post I wrote last year for Laura Martin at her excellent blog Enough Light.] *** In The Four Loves C.S. Lewis discusses people who act in unlovable ways and notes, “They seal up the … Continue reading

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My Life as a Lawyer – The Day I Got Disbarred

After three years of law school, you might think my study days were over. You’d have thought wrong. I then went into two months of intense study, spending my mornings in review classes and my afternoons with practice exams and more … Continue reading

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Getting Carded With Fake IDs

Mistaken Identity I remember when I turned 21 and was able to show my ID when I got carded in a bar. I confidently pulled out my driver’s license and waited for the response. What I expected I don’t know. … Continue reading

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Jealousy Ruled My Heart!

The days are getting warmer around here. It’s still cold enough when I leave for work that I need my overcoat, but if I go out mid-day I end up leaving my coat in the car. Today I threw on … Continue reading

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