Archive for April 2010

May Day

Posted 30 April 2010 by
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Because of what happened in Chicago on 1 May 1886, we all stop on May Day to remember those prayed for the dead and fight like hell for the living.

Oh, wait.

We do not honor labor on May Day in the United States.

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There is no such thing as emerging church

Posted 19 April 2010 by
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What some call “emerging” today is really a standard the part of the church of every age and every place. Not to recognize that means you think that faith is not something that is living and growing. Things that are living and growing are dead.

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It is easy to like all things bright and beautiful

Posted 17 April 2010 by
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Earth Day has its good points. After all, this is the only world we have. There is no place to go if we destroy this one. For that matter, there is no place to go if an asteroid hits this one. Not only is it home, but it is safe to say everyone now living [...]

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I arise today through the strength of Heaven: Earth Day 2010

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The Deer's Cry (Lorica) of St. Patrick

I find some of my environmental stewardship inspiration from one of the verses of the Lorica of Saint Patrick. A lorica is a monastic prayer said for protection. It is interesting where Patrick finds some of that protection.

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Welcome to WordPress

Posted 13 April 2010 by
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It finally happened. It finally worked. My blog is hosted on my own domain using WordPress software. One of the resulting changes is that I am now able to create posts in Microsoft® Word 2007, as this post was. Blogger would never let Word sync with it. So, no more using a Java-enabled web interface [...]

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The last temptation

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Jesus pulling the dead to life

This is the night, when Christ broke the bonds of death and hell, and rose victorious from the grave. What was the last temptation of Christ? I think the Martin Scorsese movie the Last Temptation of Christ says something different from most interpretations I have seen for the movie. For me, I feel that the [...]

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Should I tell the secret?

Posted 1 April 2010 by
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Cover, To Kill A Mockingbird

Today is Maundy Thursday. In the church calendar, it is marked as the institution of the Eucharist (Holy Communion) on the night before Jesus died. But, just as we see on commercials, I have to say, “Wait! There’s more!” It is also the night many churches in the liturgical tradition wash feet. You have seen [...]

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