Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

Looking Out My Window

[The following essay examines, in sometimes grim detail, the biblical phenomenon of “looking out of the window” and what it means in the stories of Sisera, Michal, and Jezebel.  Some aspects of this examination are unpleasant.  You have been warned.] … Continue reading

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In The Wilderness

This past Saturday night, while at a speaker’s club meeting, a fellow I have known for a long while (though not very deeply) commented on how he had spent 17 of the 34 years in the church we have both … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

This afternoon, despite some foam problems, the Space Shuttle Discovery launched on its final scheduled flight.  The flight had been long delayed due to cracks in the foam and support rods that had taken months to fix for NASA engineers.  … Continue reading

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