Guy Clark Biography -- Without Getting Killed or Caught 

Without Getting Killed or Caught by Tamara Saviano is a biography of singer-songwriter Guy Clark that I just finished. I enjoy biographies.  I enjoy songwriting and love to learn about songwriters. So this book was a natural fit for me.  I bought it in hardback because the iBook was the same price and I can pass the hardcover on to someone else to read. After finishing the book, I decided to write a review, of sorts. 

I met Guy Clark briefly at the Kerrville Folk Festival back when George Bush was still…

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Prerogatives of a Creator 

But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’ Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noble purposes and some for common use? What if God, choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath—prepared for destruction? Romans 9:20 through Romans 9:22.

It seems to me that people today are more disinterested in God and in spiritual…

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The Bible 

My view on the Bible is pretty simple. It is a complicated book. It is commonly acknowledged that the collection of books we know as the Bible was written by about 40 authors over a 1,500 year period. The books cover history, law, poetry, and prophesy. It is not an easy read. Some of it is literal, historical narrative; some is poetic and allegorical. Some of it reads more like a fast-paced novel than a holy book. Some of it is mystical and symbolic. There are long stretches, in some books, of nothing but…

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Introduction to Believer's Journal 

But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect ... 1 Peter 3:15

I am not the kind of person who feels I have to impose my religious beliefs on others and neither are most of the many Christians I know personally. On the other hand, if one believes, as I do, that our choices in life have eternal consequences, then it would be heartless and cruel to withhold…

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