Month: December 2011

Friday Photo – Cohen and Claus Up Close

Last year Cohen sat quietly for his first photo op with Santa. This year not so much. Grandpa ended up helping get a photo or two.

Aunt Tommie captured an up close of Cohen. Maybe after Max arrives she will get her camera back out and show off that … Continue reading

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Illusions of Advent

Fr. Rohr offered the following this morning in my Inbox,

All false religion proceeds in a certain sense from one illusion. When people say piously, “Thy kingdom come” out of one side of their mouth, they need also to say, “My kingdom go!” out of the other side. The

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Friday Photo – Looking for a Shot

You never know where or how you will find the right spot to capture that one photograph. Maybe it is like golf. For most mid to high handicappers we may hit more poor shots than good ones. But, when we strike the ball just right and the result is … Continue reading

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Cities and Gardens – Thoughts from the Edge

What would it look like to rebuild cities and plant new gardens. The imagery is at work in the Isaiah text for the third Sunday in the Season of Advent. Jerusalem lay desolate and in ruins. How would it be made new again? Often we think of rebuilding and … Continue reading

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McKnight Draws Attention to Greek Accent Just In Time for Advent

Was it Isaiah or Malachi? Maybe it was from Exodus, Malachi, and Isaiah. What does the Gospel text for the Second Sunday in Advent (Mark 1:1-8) have to do with Scot McKnight’s recent foray into ebook publishing? Nothing. Everything.

Junia Is Not Alone expands on passing references Scot has … Continue reading

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