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The Dance. A Poem

  I see before I’ve time to turn His sagging form, and sign; Will work for food, but we both know It’s cash he hopes to mine.   In seconds, we default to roles, To scripts each knows by heart. And both will be uncomfortable, But each must play his part.   I do not …

When the Game is Stacked Against You. Part 2

[It will help to have read the post “When the Game is Stacked Against You” before reading this post.] It’s probably happened to you. You are playing a game where another player gets all the good cards. Every time it looks like you’ve got a little chance to get back in the game, that player …

Crimes of Desperation

One of the more fascinating prayers recorded in the Bible is voiced by a man named Agur, whose prayer is one of the “Proverbs.” He writes: “Two things I ask of you, Lord; do not refuse me before I die: Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give …