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    Lent- Day 17- My spirit faints.

      (Source) As a kid, I just couldn’t understand the Israelites. Why, after God delivered them out of slavery in Egypt, would they so quickly turn to making a golden calf to worship…

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    Lent- Day 16: Ponderings of the heart.

     Zoe in 2013. The pout is strong in this one.      Around Zoe’s second birthday, we took her for a check-up at the pediatrician. She wass weighed, measured and given shots.…

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    Lent- Day 1

      “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”     Those are the words typically spoken by the pastor, deacon or administrant while spreading ashes on the foreheads…

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    Lent- Day 1

      “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”     Those are the words typically spoken by the pastor, deacon or administrant while spreading ashes on the foreheads…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: November 23rd.

    Happy Sunday, All. I’ve been to church and Starbucks, the forecast for today and the next couple days is above freezing, so I’m feeling pretty optimistic.   In pondering what I’d post…

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    Some Saturday Stuff: September 27th.

    Me, yesterday, enjoying the unseasonably warm weather while deep in thought… and snapping a selfie.   Long time, no write. I hope all has been well with you, Dear Readers. I’ve been…

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    Transfiguring life.

    (Source)   Yesterday was the Feast of The Transfiguration of Jesus, a day observed by millions of Christians worldwide. The story can be found in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.…

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    Is rap poetry?

    Jay Z: a 21st century poet?   John McWhorter, writing at The Daily Beast, answers with a definitive yes:     To utterly naïve anthropologists sent to document the ways of Americans…

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    Some Saturday Stuff: April 26th.

    My new model hand for sketching. I think it’s art all in itself.     This month really flew by, didn’t it? Almost May. Here’s hoping that the weather around here will…