Author Archives: blglick

About blglick

Story Teller, Path Finder, Peace Maker

A New Journey

I’m always struck how our artificial human constructions, a state line, a new year, reflect deeper, less explicit, but more persistent realities. Driving west on US Route 412, leaving Arkansas into Oklahoma, within the space of 20 or 30 miles, … Continue reading

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I’m Back

Well now. I’m back. You may not have noticed my absence. In the last six months or so I’ve been mostly off Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and the like, unwilling to support their ever more apparent and pestilent dark side.   … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Thanks – 2017

Heavenly Father, we come before you on this day of thanksgiving with heavy hearts. We are grateful for the bounty of this table and company of those around it, but we are also full of longing for those who are … Continue reading

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This Reality and Its Discontents

I believe in this reality of the world we see day to day, this world of work and play and rest, this world of offices and fields, of shining aspiration and shuddering loss, of space and of time. I believe … Continue reading

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In the Company of the Dying

Like it or not, we are, all of us, always in the company of the dying because we’re all headed there sooner or later. If we’re fortunate, our lives fill up the space and time between us and death with … Continue reading

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Voting and The Fruit of Our Labors

From the Gospel of Matthew: 15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Friends

Those who know me well, know there are few things that will unhinge me and overwhelm my civility editor more than double standards.  Neither left nor right is doing themselves credit in this regard in this election cycle. That said, … Continue reading

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The View from the Outhouse

Being that it is the political season, I thought it would be interesting to combine two trends in politics, one old, and one new. So here goes. Polling and and “Telling it like it is.” First the Polling Part. So … Continue reading

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The Value of a Look Behind the Curtain

Hey. HEY! HEY IRS!!! I got me an idear! You’ve got this audit running on Mr. Trump. He says that’s the reason he won’t release his tax returns. Offer the man a deal. He releases his returns and the audit’s … Continue reading

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Status Quo or Real Change

A common thread that joins the supporters of Mr. Trump, Ms. Stein, and Mr. Johnson is a burning desire to up end the status quo. That is also a key motivator of a common disparagement of Ms. Clinton. So riddle … Continue reading

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