Archived entries for Vic Sizemore

The Demons That Possess Us

By Vic Sizemore

When I graduated from Seattle Pacific’s MFA program, I was sorely disappointed to hear Greg Wolfe announce The Brothers Karamazov as the next common reading selection. Upon returning home from my final residency at Whidbey Island, I pulled Dostoyevsky’s great novel down from the shelf as my first post-graduation self-assigned reading.

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The Creationist Crisis Reprise

By Vic Sizemore

Several months ago I blogged about the Ken Ham Bill Nye debate at Liberty University. I hadn’t given the two much thought since then until last week when they both rose back into the media.

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Righteous Minds Left and Right

By Vic Sizemore

The orthodontist’s new office has a waiting room tricked out with video games—even a genuine old tabletop Mrs. Pac-Man. Grace and I were racing cars—and she was winning by more than a lap—when the woman in purple scrubs called her name.

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Cheers to the World Cup

By Vic Sizemore

I met a friend in the local hipster bar to watch what was to be the U.S. team’s final game of the World Cup. An exciting game, we left with a loss that felt like a win.

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Can’t a Dad Hug His Boy?

By Vic Sizemore

When I sat down to work at my computer yesterday morning, I checked my email and saw the stories on the news feed: another madman shoots random people; global warming disaster almost certain; radical politicians calling for rebellion, secession; the rich hoarding everything, the poor getting more desperate.

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Sunday in Sweet Afton

By Vic Sizemore

Last Sunday my wife decided to celebrate the end of our semester by taking a drive on a scenic stretch of Route 151, a two-lane road that winds along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains between Lynchburg and Charlottesville.

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Sex and Power and Christian Education

By Vic Sizemore

My wife and I are always behind on television shows because we wait for them to come out on Netflix.

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Poetry at the Goodwill

By Vic Sizemore

When I was a soccer-obsessed fifteen-year-old, I had no use for poetry. I endured my school hours like a crated dog, waiting to get out on the field.

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The Creationist Crisis

By Vic Sizemore

Recently my brother had a DNA test done to see what our nationality/ethnicity breakdown is.

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The Rich, the Poor, and Jesus

By Vic Sizemore

In November of 2013, Oxfam International released the results of a study that found an ever-growing concentration of the world’s wealth into the hands of a very few.
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