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Seth Polley

I live in southeastern Arizona where I teach high school history. My home is very close to US/MX border and the border and the countries it divides are very close to my heart. For a little over twenty years, I served the Episcopal church as a priest, but now I work as a teacher. I use for my writing website, but I also have another site, where I write a blog. At this point in my writing career I have received a couple of honorable mentions in writing contests, and have self-published two short monographs. I'm planning on continuing to write and look forward to the time when I can devote more time to it.
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You Can Learn a Lot from a Toaster

Many people don’t know why Donald Trump got elected president. I have an idea why it happened. The Universe confirmed my suspicions when, in Las Vegas visiting my mother, I fixed her toaster. My parents married in 1957, in Lake Charles, LA. A priest joined them in Holy Matrimony in […]

Top 10 Reasons I Would Be a Lousy Bishop

4. I Have Had Some Mental Health Challenges I’m getting better all the time, but I’ve had some significant personal crises in my life. The stress from broken romances, active addictions, failed Ph.D applications, smoking really strong ganja, growing up with an alcoholic, growing up with an alcoholic in Las […]

Top 10 Reasons I would be a Lousy Bishop

#7. I have Problems with Authority Figures I’ve served under six Episcopal bishops. I’ve had serious run-ins with three. One of those run-ins included the use of profanity (see reason #8). None were pleasant. All had consequences. It was never fun. Thing is, had I been a bishop, I wonder […]