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How Just One Change Can Make All Of Life Better

Cozier is the contempt, anger justified, toward those who march to a differing tune than my own, those who would offend me. “modern me” An ad for a piece of literature finds its way into my inbox. I did not ask for it. No … Continue reading

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Knights of the Wrect-table

We purposed to read and hash about words penned by the disciple whom Jesus loved; we have and Lord willing will, yet even in this wrect-table mulling, a rabbit is sure to run occasionally. So it does. Scurrying from my … Continue reading

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Narrow Passage

“But,” said Christian, “are there no turnings or windings by which a stranger might lose his way?” “Yes, there are many other ways, but they are all crooked and wide. That is how you can distinguish the right way from … Continue reading

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Woman!

Through the years, I’ve often been taken aback by the tone seemingly in Jesus’ voice when he addresses his mother as “Woman (John 2).” I know we will hear him call her this again from the cross, but there we … Continue reading

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Wineskins Old and New

Having emptied the cistern of wanton religion, leaving the festive gathering at peril and crisis filling a Mother’s heart we hear, “Son, they have no more wine.” “The unconscious waters saw their God and blushed.” ~ Richard Crashaw How otherworldly to hear … Continue reading

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