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The Challenge of Words

“You shall not profane my holy name….”
Leviticus 22:32 (NRSV)

Wall Street Journal columnist, Ben Zimmer, writes a weekly piece in the newspaper’s weekend edition that explores a different word or phrase that has been in the news that week. 570 more words


Assumption of Mary?

This day we are gathered to celebrate the feast day of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven:

The bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into heaven at the end of her earthly life, as it was long accepted by the faithful and frequently depicted in art, as on the main altar in the church of the Capuchin friary in Schwyz (Switzerland), was relatively recently defined as church dogma in the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Pius XXII in 1950. 1,035 more words

Integrity - Wahrhaftigkeit

Mariä Himmelfahrt?

Heute sind wir hier versammelt, um das Fest Mariä Himmelfahrt zu feiern:

Viele Leute fahren am einem Festtag vielleicht ins Tessin, …Umweltbewusste fahren mit dem Zug, …andere fahren auf etwas Bestimmtes ab. 972 more words

Integrity - Wahrhaftigkeit


Profane illusions came timely, unexpected. Ready effusion suffered.


The Vile and The Profane

Of grotesque beauties and handsome beasts the city boasts of.

Oh yes! it does indeed. 256 more words


Return to Radnor

I returned to Radnor Lake State Park. Sure, it was hot and sticky. Combine that with my propensity for sweating and the result is usually not pretty. 284 more words