Job in the Dock

bookofjobby Glenn Fairman   12/11/16
To every life comes a time of sackcloth and ashes, for who has fully escaped those catastrophes that send their torments into our deepest chambers of being? And when life’s walking-wounded level their white hot accusations against the Living God for His silent dereliction of duty More » • (2477 views)

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Have No Fear

olddeskby Anniel12/9/16
Yesterday our grandson Gavin, who is now 10, came over with his dad. He was reading to me from a new book. I complimented him on his improved reading skills and he said, “Yes, but I still have trouble with the words that have lots of cylinders.” More » • (957 views)

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Last Year’s Man

cohenfinalby Glenn Fairman   12/3/16
The Bible tells us in the Gospel of Matthew about a merchant, who having found a pearl of great price, sold all that he had to buy it.  As a seventeen-year boy coming of age in the mid-1970s, I was that merchant, and the late poet-songwriter Leonard Cohen was my treasure. More » • (758 views)

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Nakedness and Necessity

nakedness1by Glenn Fairman   12/2/16
Until we stand naked before the Living God, we shall not have assumed the proper perspective for building the foundations of an everlasting relationship. It ultimately comes down to a question of how vividly and honestly we perceive our need in Him. More » • (528 views)

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Fortune Favors the Prepared Mind

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu11/30/16
After returning to America, my family and I were for years devoted viewers of the game show, “Wheel of Fortune.” Almost every week day evening at 5:00 you would find us sitting in front of our TV listening to Pat Sejak ad lib and watch Vanna White touch blank rectangles More » • (864 views)

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Tyrants at Room Temperature

deadcastroby Glenn Fairman   11/26/16
Want to know the difference between a degenerate capitalist system and a degenerate socialist system? One fights tooth and claw over marked down Big Screens while the other commits fratricide over the staples that sustain human life. More » • (1045 views)

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A Thanksgiving Meditation

meditationby Glenn Fairman   11/24/16
It is perhaps one thing, on this Thanksgiving Day, to offer praises to God for His blessings when our circumstances are a net positive, or even tolerable. But how does one do it when they are not? More » • (2626 views)

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Gratitude and Grace

RockwellThanksgivingby Glenn Fairman   11/22/16
Originally broadcast in 2013  •  As another Thanksgiving has come full circle and we again come face to face with a bounty of foods set before us that in most ages would have been relegated to princes and rajahs, let us not forget that this day flows naturally from the wellspring of Gratitude and Grace More » • (1832 views)

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The Affordable Care Act

devastationby Glenn Fairman   11/15/16
This legislation, more than any other, betrays both the Left’s hubris and its trademark cynical condescension towards Americans, so typical of elites. Indeed, progressive’s assume that since their ideology on the surface seems sympathetic to the plight of the poor More » • (617 views)

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Tale of a Thrice Broken Arm

broken-armby Anniel11/14/16
This is a true confession, a story of getting even. I’m not even sure I have ever been that sorry for what I did. We’ll see. More » • (516 views)

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A Strong Delusion

rapemelania2by Glenn Fairman   11/13/16
Because it is ideologically ill-disposed to understand the motives that inform human nature, socialism’s grasp of the human sciences is mortally flawed. Thus: politics, culture, history, and economics are viewed through a warped prism that distorts the full depth of reality. More » • (1569 views)

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The Jerusalem Wall

barbariangate2by Glenn Fairman   11/11/16
As the voluntary institutions of civil society atrophy, to say nothing of the notion of a transcendent Deity with an objective moral code, the state expands to fill the vacuum, and with it, the power of the American Executive. More » • (588 views)

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