Beauty Posts

Cussing on the Way to Church

 

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It was there, while crossing the bridge that connect this part of Oregon with the southern part of Washington, that I glanced over at a boat cutting through the silver waters of the Columbia River. Maybe it was the stillness of the water. Or maybe it was the way the fading light cast out over the river. Just that brief glimpse from the steel archway joining the border of one land to another gave me pause.

So lovely is this world of ours.

I think about its beauty all the time and how one of God’s least talked about characteristics is beauty.

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Creating the Madness

Madness comes in a variety of shapes and forms.

Sometimes it dresses up in Brooks Brothers suits replete with power ties.

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Sometimes it appears in the form of a pelican.

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Some go mad in the most destructive of ways. Their madness is intent on destroying everything within their path. Be it God, country or family.

It’s like they can’t help themselves.

But that’s why it is madness, right?

They seriously can’t help themselves.

They have to destroy.

But when Walter Anderson of Ocean Springs, Mississippi went mad, he didn’t destroy. He created.

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