The Hard Task

Kumph! HaKumph! HaRrrrrummph!   Why am I coughing? Where am I? It’s so dark. And cold.  Dust. You’re in your grave. Your cough, though, is just a memory, a lingering nerve reaction. Remember, you’re dead.  What? Where? Who are you?  I’m your neighbor. You can think of me as your conscience, an old spirit.  What happened?  You died.  How? I …

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The Good

Early in my youth, naïve and uninitiated, I believed in the good of every person. Life has modified and clarified for me my belief lay not in the good of every person, but in good itself and this good did exist in some people while in others the good did not seem to reside with …

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The Edge

S. Beckett Morse muddled along through life, never attending to any serious questions. His only interest was whatever the day offered. Planning included only what was next. Easy going characterized him. He skipped through his days untouched by responsibility. Then, a series of mishaps and crises occurred causing Beckett to reconsider things. But it seemed …

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