Monthly Archives: September 2012

Theophany

  My name is Philip I’m sure it must be As today I sought A Theophany With hope to the wood To hear, feel and see An affirmation Of His will in me But what did I hear? No formal decree; A spring mountain stream In swift jubilee And what did I feel? His breath …

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The Demasculinization of Man

I grew up in the southeastern United states, or what is commonly called the ‘Bible Belt,’ where profanity was still not uttered, at least not by those whom my family associated with. If a man swore or yelled at another man, he had insulted his honor and could expect to be immediately engaged in a …

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Millennial Day

Come and see what the poet saw When he was a young man of age to be a warrior; Walking across New England Putting to the test the idea that  The swiftest traveler is the one that goes afoot. Having reached the top of a long hill  He paused to pray on the side of …

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CANIS RUFUS: Red Wolf Ecology and Recovery

  Introduction Just like Romulus and Remus All right. I will admit I was not responsible for constructing Rome. Nor was I raised by a pack of wolves, but a simple encounter with a red wolf when I was a child did shape my life.  When I was a child growing up in eastern Tennessee …

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How to become a werewolf: Everything you ever wanted to know about lycanthrope mythology, but were afraid to ask

Abstract This research paper surveys modern and historical werewolf legend, looking for universal commonalities and discrepancies. Peer reviewed papers, books, historical documents, and web based resources were utilized to paint a comprehensive picture. Various issues on lycanthropy are reviewed herein, such as; terminology, modern fiction, ancient mythology, voluntary and involuntary lycanthropy, medical illnesses that fueled …

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The Northern Goshawk: A fearless predator of the North

On a cold January day my children met me at the car when I returned home from University to inform me that the coyotes had taken our free range rooster, “Phoenix.” They led me to the scene of the crime and the evidence seemed to support their conclusion. The frozen carcass told us that the …

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Wilderness Experience

I truly believe there is no replacement, no counterfeit, for a man or woman removing himself from civilization and into the creation of God’s hand, the wilderness, for a time of renewal and focus. This is where prophets have always gone to pour out themselves and download God’s will for their lives. The Scriptures are …

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Silent Storm

  Silent storm of lightest laces Winter please come now Cover thou, mankind’s trespasses Cool my fevered brow The drought has dried the flowering bud Sun set crops aflame Then all was drowned beneath the flood I bare all the blame The wolf has slain the bleating deer Weeds have choked the vine The bitch …

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Welcome!

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.” An advertisement said to have been placed in the London Times by Earnest Shackleton at the turn of the last century before his famed antarctic expedition… Here begins my blog. It is …

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