Purpose

The internet can be a terrible place, but it can also be delightful. Take this week’s inauguration and Bernie Sanders. Amidst all immaculately dressed he arrived with a envelope in hand and huge wool mittens. Twitter said it was as though the inauguration was just one of the day’s errands: see Biden/Harris sworn in, drop […]

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Rule

*** This blog sparked a conversation in light of recent events and I was asked if God would lead us to break our nation’s laws. I address the question after this blog. (see ***Nation’s Laws below) “No Ammonite or Moabite or any of their descendants may enter the assembly of the Lord.” — Deuteronomy 23:3 “They […]

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Doves and Pigeons

“Pigeons and doves share certain features which is why there is no strict division between them.” (from the wonderfully titled pigeonpedia.com) What is the difference between a dove and a pigeon? It seems a dove by any other name would be a pigeon. But, honestly, does a pigeon smell as sweet as a dove? Doves […]

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Protest

The conflation of Trump and Jesus was a common theme at the rally. “Give it up if you believe in Jesus!” a man yelled near me. People cheered. “Give it up if you believe in Donald Trump!” Louder cheers. — Goldberg in The Atlantic The startling events of this week… The images of a mob […]

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Composting 2020

Right before Corona closed the world we were in Haiti. Tent Camping in the mountains, helping to build a medical clinic. We took with us a Luggable Loo, a toilet seat that attaches to the top of a five gallon bucket. A popup shower provided privacy. We used biodegradable bags and then carried them to […]

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