At 3 years 10 months, Colton Burpo was a sunny child, a preacher’s son certain of his faith and his eternal fate. Then his appendix burst, and as doctors failed to figure out what was wrong with him,…
Civilisations going to pieces, Tom Buchanan, the Yale-educated millionaire, abruptly informs Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby. Ive gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things. Have you read The…
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My mother, a former preacher, would call it a warning. She may not have her own church anymore, but she still believes the Second Coming is nigh. She may, in fact, actually expect to be whisked off to heaven on my birthday. I’m not going to ask.