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Doxology: Brian Holers’s Debut Novel

Doxology, the debut novel from author Brian Holers, is available in both paperback and digital format now! Fathers, sons and brothers reconnect over tragedy in this blue-collar Southern tale of love, loss and the healing power of community and family. Doxology examines an impossibly difficult...

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Religion in life

Driving through a small Ohio town recently, I saw a sign in front of a church: Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil; pointless. As hokey as they may be, sentiments like these are invariably poignant to me; I grew up in a land of churches, and a land of signs. To this day I can’t pass one of these without thinking about the words for a good, long time. That’s what religion is for me—a long series of …

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Doxology: Brian Holers’s Debut Novel

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Doxology, the debut novel from author Brian Holers, is available in both paperback and digital format now! Fathers, sons and brothers reconnect over tragedy in this blue-collar Southern tale of love, loss and the healing power of community and family. Doxology examines an impossibly difficult question: how does a man go about forgiving a God he has grown to despise after the tragedies and endless disappointments he has faced? Here is Brian’s story on how to book came to be: …

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Race and leadership

Writing essays gives me opportunity to think about lots of things that happen in our world, and the chance to help frame debate by offering insights into events many of us experience.  So often we see things and hear things and read about things we don’t like, that bother us, that make us want to throw our hands up in exasperation.  We know something is desperately wrong with a situation but we can’t put our finger on exactly what it …

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Good old days

Sometimes I wonder if the college degree I sweated for and earned more than half my life ago has been of any value to me.  I’ve thought many times over the years I could do what I do with an eighth grade education, why did I bother to go to college, et cetera, et cetera.  I remember for the first five or ten years after college, I was always thinking about going back to get a graduate degree and make …

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Dinner party

          Sometimes in my work I have time to think.  Particularly good for this are the jobs that are entirely physical, a lot of my work as an arborist is physical, and often I can do alone; as much as I enjoy interacting with people, I generally prefer to work alone, if at all possible.  This way I get done the fastest, and back to all the other things I enjoy.  The added benefit, or lagniappe  as some say in Louisiana, …

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