Author Archives: Hiram

About Hiram

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

Hong Kong Christians

hongkongfp.com/2020/03/20/hong-kongs-christians-churches-cannot-ignore-protests/ The Christian church in Hong Kong for these many years since the beginning of British rule has been a strong voice in the city. Many of the protestors in Hong Kong came from the Christian church and are now … Continue reading

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Democratic rule on the ropes.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-30/china-set-its-sights-on-taiwan-after-hong-kong-crackdown Taiwan is now the last bastion of democracy in China. We seem to have failed Tibet and now Hong Kong. If we don’t stand here, what comes after Hong Kong, Taiwan? This is a struggle that can no longer … Continue reading

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Protected: Coachman RV—The Explorer

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The Incredible World of Sound.

Sound is amazing. The world would be very quiet if there was no sound. Here are some fun facts about sound. Basics of Sound Sound Waves  There are two types of sound waves, transverse and longitudinal. The difference is longitudinal-the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Lockdown Day 25

As I sit in my game room, which has now become my office there are so many changing emotions as we reach day 25 of lockdown. This all started with a notice from the New Mexico Governor’s Office on the … Continue reading

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1 Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia! Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia! 2 Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight, the … Continue reading

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Kindness still matters.

I was perusing my e-mail inbox today and came across a tragic story of a dementia patient who was killed due to paranoia surrounding this outbreak. Here is the link to the story that outlines how an 86 year old … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019

Sometimes I try to grab hold of a moment in time and its almost possible. Tickling my ‘tweenage’ daughter who isn’t really interested in being tickled anymore leads to a walk along the Riverwalk with her under my arm like … Continue reading

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O Me! O Life! By Walt Whitman

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The Tenacity of Hope

As I walked down the hallway I heard the pastor say, “Hey, kiddo that was the most amazing pumpkin bread ever!” Tears welled up in my eyes as I walked out of the church and got in the car. They … Continue reading

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