Personal Journey, Poetry

Timothy McVeigh & I Agree on One Thing

My favorite poem was basically written by the one-legged pirate, Long John Silver. What's worse, my favorite poem was also the favorite of Timothy McVeigh, infamous building-bomber-baby-killer, who went so far as to quote it just before leaving this world by lethal injection in June, 2001. I remember thinking that McVeigh was about to meet… Continue reading Timothy McVeigh & I Agree on One Thing

Screwtape Still Speaks

What the Devil? Screwtape Talks Politics

This is just as true this Election Day as it was in 2013. After spending six weeks studying C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters with my 5000 Words class, I feel like I know just what the infamous devil-professor would say about this election... My Dear Wormwood, I am pleased to see you dabbling in politics. As… Continue reading What the Devil? Screwtape Talks Politics