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The “Yet” Factor

Yesterday morning I found myself witness to a veil piercing. My husband and I arrived just after worship began, sang our hearts out, and settled down to listen. 911 more words

Spiritual Formation

She Struggles. Without a Sara or those Fate sisters.

Stop standing there like something the cat dragged in…. like a cat would ever actually bother to haul an Uncoopperative anywhere.  Either come along limply… 854 more words

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What Matters?

“Nothing worth knowing can be understood with the mind. Everything valuable has to enter you through a different opening.”
Woody Allen in “Manhattan”

Friday night I went to the dog park in Brookdale Park, a couple minutes drive from my apartment. 1,093 more words

Death Of A Child

In The Spotlight: Ferdinand von Schirach's The Collini Case

Hello, All,

Welcome to another edition of In The Spotlight. Murder trials are important and sometimes very high-profile. Lawyers who want to make a name for themselves know that winning a big murder case can do much for their reputations. 1,008 more words

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The Luddite Response

Would it be fair to call those who advocate for online privacy Luddites? It seems a rather absurd question.

After all, those who encourage people to use TOR, encryption, or even to install basic tracking blockers seem – if anything – to be rather techno-savvy. 1,749 more words

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A Minimal Pair

Wacław and I didn’t speak much when we made love, but when we did it was in a language we otherwise never used.  On those rare days when we’d eschew the bed for a walk in the city or in the hours before and after we made love, we conversed in the language of our adopted home. 1,142 more words

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What's prophetic about contending for The faith?

Will you stand and contend with me?

Being contentious may seem un-Christian and contrary to Jesus’ command to love and forgive not only one another but also our enemies, to turn the other cheek when wrongly accused, as well as to avoid judging and condemning others. 1,327 more words

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