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John G Hutchinson

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ELOHIM—Masters & Minions. A spiritual thriller, sequel to On
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As superpowers struggle for supremacy, Dr. Peter Thornton continues his lonely battle with his gift of healing. Eventually, he enters a realm where only gods dare to trea..  
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The Pinball
by John G Hutchinson
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
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Just a little more phoolish philosophy!

My life is like a pinball game
As I've bounced from post to pillar
They said "Watch out for that first step"
Sure as heck-it was a killer

I looked to neither left or right
As I stepped into life's fray
And bounced 'round like some fool pinball
Common sense could not allay

No matter how I played the game
My life was out of kilter
And the reason very simply is-
I've always been a "tilter"

So I'm going to change my tactics
'Cause I'm beaten black and blue
I think I'll try a different tack
And see what those flippers do! 

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Reviewed by Victor Jensen
Been there myself but the flippers just send you back to try a new path.
Reviewed by jude forese
an interesting spin of thought ...
Reviewed by Mary Quire
Nice philosophy. Send that ball flying.

Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
But the pinball machine was a fun thing to play and in many ways better than going out and playing with guns. A nice write on an old pastime.
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