The Question of a God If the God of human tradition exists, then what defines that God? Is it the Torah, the Christian Testament, the Book of Mormon, the writings of Buddha—or any of the others? If only one of those defines God’s instructions to humanity, why would the all-powerful, all-knowing and ever-present God, described… Read More Rhetoric | The Question of a God
I don’t know if our family is unusual for people on the West Coast, but by Christmas we will have been to Hawaii five times, to China once and to Japan two times, but none of us have ever been to Europe. I think it would be fair to say we are oriented toward the… Read More Fiction | “The Haole” A short story about racial prejudice
The title of this piece mirrors the newly posted tag-line for the blog. It is an attempt to categorize my “body of work.” Perhaps that is not the right term. “Body” implies a somewhat organized and reasonable gestalt. In reality, my interests, my activities and my writing is a melee that almost defies categorization. This… Read More Fiction | Rhetoric | Poetry | Criticism | Speculative Science
This is the first post of a new blog by Vernon Miles Kerr, writer by avocation even if not fully by vocation. Everything here will be presented on a take-it-or-leave-it basis. If you like it, that makes me happy. If you don’t like it, I’m not surprised. Everyone has personal tastes and preferences. I’m thinking… Read More Passion for Writing–and Reading!