Category Archives: Faith

Summer / Autumn Decennial Digest

The days are moderating into the familiar, blessed coolness that brings with it the anticipation of harvest festivals, apple cider, and pumpkin spice everything. I’ve been collecting things to summarize – things that I’ve touched upon before, things that are … Continue reading

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With Wings As Eagles…

I hope that this past month has been a good one for you. I spent the first weeks of this month preparing for a trip to Colorado to observe and celebrate my son’s college graduation – a watershed moment in … Continue reading

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Goliath in the Mirror

It’s been interesting and somewhat satisfying to see Memorial Day have greater emphasis and visibility in recent years.  Regardless of who is responsible, we as a country and a society have a continuing obligation to recognize the sacrifice of those … Continue reading

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Searching for Father Cyrus

It’s been too long – I hope that the New Year has been good to you thus far. The path we take through the Holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving and continuing through the end of the year, typically brings contacts … Continue reading

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The Paths of Resistance

Would it then follow that climbers take the hard way, but have their ups and downs? Is it necessarily an advantage to prefer a steadier path, even though you may never see anything from the top?   Credit – Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Civics and Civility

Civics is the study of the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship, its rights and duties; the duties of citizens to each other as members of a political body and to the government.                    … Continue reading

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Holiday Potpourri

I hope that everyone has had a blessed holiday season thus far. It’s been a somewhat hectic few weeks. Over the course of that time, I’ve been trying to catalog those stories, observations, and ideas that made for short stops … Continue reading

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September Sunday Self-Reflection with Stephen

– The Colbert Report We know that Stephen Colbert is paid to make us laugh, and of course make money for himself and his employer. He does his job very well, by making us think while we’re laughing. Here, he … Continue reading

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Acts of God..and Man

Happy September. Over the last week or so I’ve followed, and in one case been affected by, natural occurrences in or near to our area that fall under the legal definition of an Act of God: An event that directly … Continue reading

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Happiness at Christmas

I hope that you’re enjoying Christmas Day with someone you love. This year I get a special treat, having Leslie and Gianna here. They made it in yesterday afternoon, and will be with us through New Year’s. Leslie has challenged … Continue reading

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