Donald R. McClarey

Grace in the Face of Death

As faithful readers of this blog know, I am a great admirer of the virtue of courage.  Nowhere does this virtue shine brighter than when someone meets death with grace and hope:   Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts gives us

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Donald R. McClarey

The Death of Hope

The gallows in my garden, people say,  Is new and neat and adequately tall;  I tie the noose on in a knowing way  As one that knots his necktie for a ball;  But just as all the neighbours–on the wall–

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Prayer Request

  LarryD at Acts of the Apostasy has the dreadful news that his nineteen year old nephew took his life.  I would regard it as a personal favor for prayers to be offered for LarryD, the young man’s family and the

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Suicide and the Death of Hope

  The gallows in my garden, people say,  Is new and neat and adequately tall;  I tie the noose on in a knowing way  As one that knots his necktie for a ball;  But just as all the neighbours–on the

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