Poems by others, Public Domain, Religious

The Gate of the Year

Seventy-five years ago, in December of 1939, Britain was at war. It's easy to forget, knowing what we do today, that at the time no one knew how that war would end. That year in his Christmas message King George VI ended his 9-minute broadcast with the lines of an obscure poem by a little-known… Continue reading The Gate of the Year

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Stopping Words That Hurt (review)

Stopping Words That Hurt: Positive Words in a World Gone Negative by Michael D. Sedler My rating: 4 of 5 stars We all know it’s not a good thing to gossip. But have we ever considered that listening to gossip, negative talk or an “evil report’ about an individual or situation might be just as… Continue reading Stopping Words That Hurt (review)