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Nuggets from 'Days of Wonder', Wales

Further to my recent post on the meeting in Cardiff, here’s a little more from Paul Keith Davis’ opening minutes:

“I’m of the belief – and I know you are as well – that we will not accomplish our mandate without the supernatural realm.

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Yes, Brian. I Paid Attention to Your Sermon about Courageous Conversations

The youth dude preached this weekend and I usually find myself squirming a little because he tends to sit on the same topic for a while. 1,037 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Tree That Knows Secrets

There is a tree that grows in the desert, in hot, arid places that receive little rain, in soil that offers not much in the way of nourishment.  1,177 more words


Who Was Captain Swing?

General Ludd, and the army of redressers that gathered behind his name, has become something of an all-purpose avatar for any attitude towards technology that is less than fawning. 3,177 more words


Farewell to the Bubblator—Redux II

Thank you for joining me for the summer redux series. I have been re-posting stories you may not have read, in the fashion of a summer re-run.

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The Duet of Marriage

What does it really mean to be married these days? Has the subtext changed enough to infuse it with a meaning different from decades ago? Besides the obvious legal confirmation of unified forces? 2,322 more words

No One Cares For You a Smidge When You're In An Orphanage*

Most children are cared for by at least one of their parents. When that’s not possible, they’re sometimes cared for by grandparents or other relations. And in some cultures, it would be unthinkable for any other kind of arrangement to be made. 1,254 more words

Agatha Christie