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Living Like We Were Dying

Yesterday morning, I rested on the Sabbath as I frequently do, by writing, in this case writing my next sermonette, which is about a month away.  During that time I talked with my mum about what feast plans her and … Continue reading

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Fanmail

One of the more humorous aspects of writing as I do is that I occasionally get messages about my writing from others.  To be sure, I would like to get a great deal more messages than I do, but it … Continue reading

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We Can Feel So Far From So Close

The combination between geographic proximity and relational distance is an intolerable burden for people and peoples alike.  One of the many songs from singer-songwriter Mat Kearney is the longing tune “Ships In The Night,” which has the framing story of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Kindness Challenge

The Kindness Challenge:  Thirty Days To Improve Any Relationship, by Shaunti Feldhahn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book surprising in a number of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Control Girl

Control Girl:  Lessons On Surrendering Your Burden Of Control From Seven Women In The Bible, by Shannon Popkin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, although … Continue reading

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Stop Making Sense

I managed to spend a significant amount of time today chatting with a coworker of mine who has been given a job assignment that interacts with my own, and that related to a former boss of ours.  I was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: 400 Creative Ways To Say I Love You

400 Creative Ways To Say I Love You, by Alice Chapin On one level, as is often the case with books that I read written by women and for women [1], it is somewhat ludicrous that I should be reading … Continue reading

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I’m Not Alone Because I Brought The Wind

Earlier today I was listening to a lengthy lecture by a polyglot (a speaker of many languages), who was talking about his efforts to learn obscure natives in Central America.  One of the languages he knew was represented by a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Languages

Lost Languages:  The Enigma Of The World’s Undeciphered Scripts, by Andrew Robinson As someone who loves studying ancient and obscure languages [1], this book had a certain amount of appeal for me going into it.  And, to the author’s credit, … Continue reading

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Grace To You And Peace From God The Father And Our Lord Jesus Christ

Having conducted a fairly detailed study of the openings of the Pauline epistles myself [1], I was pleased but not particularly surprised by the material in our retired pastor’s sermon yesterday about the message of the greetings and salutations of … Continue reading

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