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By Logan C. Jones

Last Call is a publication of poems that explores the adventure and look for our elusive God. this can be the adventure of the soul, and the hunt is joined throughout the intimacies of daily reviews, the confusions of relationships, the ever present fight with getting older and mortality, and the wanderings amid the mysteries of religion. those poems replicate that, even in our uncertainty and not-knowing, we're continuously summoned to reside with an abiding feel of gratitude. that's the method home.

"Logan Jones expresses and confesses what few may be able to do. His poem approximately lightning extraordinary and destroying his domestic breaks into unrestrained prose, but is still poetic. He appears to be like again on himself as a toddler, capable of see the area back via a kid's eyes. He provides the phrases 'mercy' and 'kindness' infrequent texture. i've got learn and re-read his poems. i'm by no means disappointed."
--Dick Hester, professor of pastoral theology, retired

"The poetry of Last Call is a call for participation to belief the ability of the standard in our lives. Logan Jones's willingness to have interaction the mundane to the aggravating entices us to affix him at the trip. Beautiful."
--Carole Somers-Clark, retired UMC clergy

"Jones's phrases shine with quiet integrity as he wrestles with a holy longing. this is often the longing of an simply misunderstood and infrequently caricatured creature: the getting older, white, middle-class male dwelling in postmodern, post-Christian the US. Who does he love, what does he stand for, the place is his God? This booklet bargains eloquent questions for which there aren't any effortless answers."
--Suzanne W. Luper, Pastoral Counselor

"As a male, husband, father, minister, and constrained man or woman, i used to be touched by way of this quantity of poetry. . . . He made me giggle, consider my tears, and be encouraged. even if i used to be revisiting my education in a nation sanatorium psychological ward, viewing the vista from a mountaintop, or being reminded of my restricted skill to maintain each person secure, I attached with the reports Jones places to paper. . . . i used to be swept away by way of the pictures and savored each one scrumptious offering."
--David C. Johnson, Director, religious Care and schooling, Carolinas clinical middle, Charlotte, NC

Logan C. Jones, EdD, is a manager of scientific Pastoral schooling and works in a health facility as chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care prone. Ordained within the Moravian Church in the United States, he's the writer of No Man's Land: Poems (2014) and several other articles on pastoral care and pastoral supervision. He and his spouse dwell in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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