It all started with a bit of fun I used to have with my twins when we lived in Louisville, KY. I told them a dragon lived in the drain in the middle of the “Josephus Bowl.” That year I wrote a little story to share at Christmas time called “The Dragon in the Drain.” This is the seventh year I’ve made a dragon story for the kids as a Christmas gift.
Does the passing of President Bush Senior mark the ending of an era? Must politics now be entirely nasty and brutish? Is humility no longer an important characteristic for the oval office?
In a world where confidence is seen as a cardinal virtue a post like this can seem rather pathetic. So be it. And within an evangelical tradition that often equates masculinity with images reminiscent of an old John Wayne cowboy film where real men don’t feel (even if they are shot in the chest), it can seem rather pathetic to be writing this. So be it.
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