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Homecoming, Chapter 16

With Joselyn in Darah’s arms, Geraldine had no one to shield her from her mother-in-law’s heated glares. And once they’d entered the house, Abe asked Bart for help in the backyard so he wasn’t available either. 2,472 more words


German Of The Day: Checken

You know, like Checkpoint Charlie checken?

Checken means “to get it” in German. To get it as in, I dunno. How about to get it as in finally-now-at last understanding that terrorists really and truly have infiltrated your country as refugees? 106 more words


Never Touch A Running System

Why on earth do the folks over at the Bundeswehr think that they need to have a new camouflage system? The old camouflage is working amazingly well already. 94 more words


I Submit, Or Do I?

As a man submitting to anyone is a sign of weakness, or is it? Submitting to someone just to make the happy despite what makes you happy, is it a good thing or a bad thing? 310 more words

January 26 - I'm Sorry

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Psalm 119:89-96 (The law of God gives life); Jeremiah 36:11-26 (Jehoiakim burns the scroll); 2 Corinthians 7:2-12 (Grief leads to repentance) 357 more words

Devotional Thoughts

Homecoming, Chapter 12

Sandwiched between Clement and Darah, Eleazar studied the woman sitting opposite him while everyone else watched them in silence.

Phoebe curled her hand around Abe’s and Geraldine spied Bart’s expression before placing her hand over his. 1,861 more words


Germany Not Personality-Driven?

Not off the cliff yet, you mean? Let’s stay tuned.

One potential explanation for Merkel’s boldness is that the German political system offers more shelter from public opinion than some others, particularly the American one, according to David Art, a political-science professor at Tufts University who focuses on comparative politics. 87 more words