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A Year of Reading, Part I: In the Word

It’s always a happy moment when I meet my annual Goodreads reading challenge: Whew! I was truly surprised, though, when I went back through all the titles and realized that almost half of the reading I did in 2022 was … Continue reading

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2021 Reading Recap: In the Beginning…

Gotta start somewhere, I thought. It was the end of 2020 and I felt a malaise coming on. No, it wasn’t COVID, although perhaps it was COVID-induced. I had no fever but I was beginning to feel heated; I just … Continue reading

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What are we waiting for?

It’s just a little ironic that after nine “expectant” months of waiting, waiting, waiting, we enter the season of…waiting. Welcome to Advent. When our boys were small and life seemed so simple, they would burst out of Sunday School proudly … Continue reading

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Easter: there is good news.

I am sidelined this week, and possibly the next, ugh, hopefully not beyond, from my morning walk. I am not happy about this. I’ve got a bad case of self-righteous self pity over this. Just what, I wonder, does the … Continue reading

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After the bunny.

Spring is awash in amazements. First, there is the light. For those of us who get up with the chickens, that glimmer of pre-dawn light is almost holy.  I step outside and find that the earliest morning sound I’ve only … Continue reading

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Book Shelf: Andrew Klavan’s Great, Good Book.

I am squeamish about books regarding faith. I have almost a visceral resistance to them. For one thing, it can all go downhill pretty quickly once you depart from the poetry that is the Old and New Testament. (Okay, Leviticus … Continue reading

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Actually, It’s Not About The Bunny.

We were invited to a Good Friday breakfast yesterday morning. Alarm was set for 5 a.m.; not needed because I was up at 2 a.m., reading the news. The latest massacre of Christians, at a small university in Kenya. I … Continue reading

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What Are We Waiting For?

‘Tis the season of counting down, stressing out (jollily, of course), and waiting. We are in the liturgical season of Advent, a time of waiting for an important arrival, and not necessarily one from amazon.com. The relationship between Advent and … Continue reading

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