Monthly Archives: March 2007

To Blog or Not to Blog

That seems to be our question of late. Can a blog allow free discussion and allow people to say what they really want to say without coming back to bite them? The answer is a yes and no type. It … Continue reading

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Tom Waits

He may be an acquired taste, but Tom Waits is an original. No one else in my family wants to listen when I play his CDs. He’s gotten better and better over the years (no joke intended). NOTE: If the … Continue reading

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Test blog

I am trying to post an entry to GRACE Writes through flock. This is great web browser with an aggregator built-in, the ability to post to a blog, and ease of use. If you need this kind of support, I … Continue reading

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Blog Update!

For those who have been faithfully following GRACE Writes, we need to inform you about some updates. We have migrated the blog from Nucleus to WordPress for better interaction with the blogging world and ease of use by our authors. … Continue reading

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Hugh MacDiarmid

Scottish poet Hugh McDairmid is considered the “most important” modern poet of Scotland. He likely was an Enneagram 5, taking to heart the idea (from Rilke), that ‘the poet must know everything’ and strove to write poetry that contained all … Continue reading

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Amy Carmichael

I’ve always liked this poem by missionary, songwriter, author, and poet Amy Carmichael. I’ve ocassional shared it with servants of God who’ve experienced a rough, faith-challenging episode. It’s one of the poems I revisit every Lent, and this year it … Continue reading

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Countee Cullen

A consistently powerful religious poet, Countee Cullen is an American poet that wrote often with the African American voice. You can read an article on his poetry and theology from the journal Theology Today. His poem, “The Litany of the … Continue reading

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Sir Walter Raleigh

Probably known most popularly for his association with cigarettes and good manners, Sir Walter Raleigh produced some fine religiuos poetry. He led a full and adventurous life, established the first English colony in America, today known as “the lost colony” … Continue reading

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Sidney Lanier

Poet, musician and scholar Sidney Lanier was a Virginian Civil War veteran who later served as organist at First Presbyterian Church, Montgomery, AL and went on to teach at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. His poem “A Ballad of Trees … Continue reading

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