Permissions Policy

Permissions Policy

I own the content on this web site.  This site is copyrighted in my name. By stating what is permissible and what is not permissible, I hope to encourage the use of my content but protect my intellectual property.

Without My Permission

You are free to do the following without my permission:

  • Link to my site or any specific post on my site.
  • Extract and re-post less than 200 words on any other site, provided you link back to my original post.
  • Print off my posts and photocopy up to 50 copies for internal distribution within your company or organization.
  • Print my posts in any non-commercial publication (e.g., church newsletter, company newsletter, etc.), provided you include this copyright notice: “© 2012-2013,  All rights reserved. Originally published at

Not Without My Permission

  • You must have an express written consent to do any of the following:
  • Use this content for commercial purposes including selling or licensing printed digital versions of my content.
  • Alter, transform, or build upon this work.

Re-Posting and Translation Rights

I do not permit the re-posting of my posts in their entirety. This is because Google penalizes websites for publishing duplicate content.  It often can’t tell which site hosts the original content. I do not want to be penalized by Google for granting permission. I don’t allow the translation and publication of my work in other languages. I do not have the resources to validate the quality of the work. If you have any questions about use of my content that is not addressed here, please email me.