Tag: Heaven

  • God’s Hot Mess

    God’s Hot Mess

    I think about obituaries more than many in my wide-circle of friends do. This isn't some age-oriented obsession, I've collected obits for years. People mail them to me from all over. So perhaps it isn't surprising that when I learned that Reince Priebus had been[..]
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  • Stories in My Mother’s Bible

    Stories in My Mother’s Bible

      There are stories in my mother's bible. The bible I have. She had several. She wrote in all of them. Of all the things she wrote, this is my favorite: Walk straight on my son, do not turn your head, do not look back. You[..]
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  • Who My People Are

    Who My People Are

      My people are a superstitious bunch. We don't walk behind rocking chairs. We don't iron on Sundays. Lord, God forgive us quick if we break a mirror. Who can afford seven years of bad luck? My people know that if your nose is itching,[..]
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