Monthly Archives: September 2006

GAMBLING IS EVIL (SOMETIMES)

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) _ Grady County Sheriff Kieran McMullen and three others are named in a multicounty grand jury indictment unsealed that accuses them of conspiring to convert the Chickasha Elks lodge into a mini-casino. The indictment follows a yearlong … Continue reading

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GOOD LINE

One of my students wrote a killer line in a story the other day: “I’m lost – likeĀ I fell from the sky and landed on my life”. I thought it was fairly brilliant. At very least, not bad for a … Continue reading

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DISCOURAGEMENT

Discouragement is an affliction of the well-fed and free, and thus not due much sympathy in the grand scheme of things. It’s not quite as frivolous as mere annoyance, and not nearly as grave as hopelessness. It’s just something that … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

To live a holy life does not mean to live a sinless life. Saint Thomas, we are told, went to confession very frequently, as was the custom of his day, especially before celebrating the Holy Mass. To live a holy … Continue reading

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