Monthly Archives: April 2012

fire next time

I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth. אֶת-קַשְׁתִּי נָתַתִּי בֶּעָנָן וְהָיְתָה לְאוֹת בְּרִית בֵּינִי וּבֵין הָאָרֶץ Earth Day 2012 Advertisements

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love for three oranges

Last week at this time, Saturday evening, I was walking home from downtown, up A Street, when a man on a bike rode by, and veered into the crosswalk ahead of me. About two thirds of the way across, the … Continue reading

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the left hand of darkness

Well, apparently, it was seven years ago today that Benedict XVI was elected. I watched with great interest, of course. I seem to recall asking myself why in the NAME OF ALL THAT IS HOLY they would send Christiane Amanpour … Continue reading

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eight days a week

Being, by all accounts, a deadbeat, I occasionally spend some time making highly unsophisticated graphics in the style of the last century. A lot of them are experimental, and have to do with me trying to learn to use various … Continue reading

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das ist einfach nicht das Evangelium

I’ve been reading Homage To A Broken Man, which I downloaded free from the Plough website; I just finished it this afternoon. It’s, well… not quite a biography– more of a promotional piece about Heinrich Arnold, the on-again off-again Bruderhof … Continue reading

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the bad thief

Someone said recently on another blog that she seemed to be growing more and more sympathetic towards the guilty. I noticed that about myself in my mid-thirties, and it unnerved me a little too. Part of it was the growing … Continue reading

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Católico ignorante, seguro Protestante

“…which, loosely translated, means, ‘An ignorant Catholic will, for sure, become a Protestant.’” I lifted all this out of John Allen’s column at the National Catholic Reporter. He goes on to explain, “The idea is that somebody who doesn’t know … Continue reading

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