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Old world wisdom, new world insight – poems, poetry, philosophy, dreams, commentary, ideas


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Only today

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

On the Internet I receive THE all-day coupon
and use it to find the BEST gift for your sake, but
it is hard to track down that one THING to show I care
and IN my experience, an armful of presents is overkill. Continue reading


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How God created the animals (maybe) – Part 1

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Please enjoy this holiday repartee between the Creator and the helpers.
Happy Holidays!

Alligator
G:  Take that rolling green log in the river and fill it with teeth.
Angels: What about eyesight?
G:  Give it two eyelids and uh , , ,  a tasty tail. Continue reading


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The only way to inherit the Earth

By Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There is a specific Holy Scripture that is an eyewitness account
of what Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ, said to a large gathering in Galilee
which came from Syria and Judea:

 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”
~Matthew 5:3

Then, He throws a curve by adding: Continue reading


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Spinning wheel blowout

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Once he lived in South Korea.
His father served the country well.
Very soon he was California bound.
A yearning for individuality brought him to Texas.

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