Monthly Archives: December 2016

Seeking Christmas

 It isn’t with the Christmas tree Or presents wrapped for all to see St.Nick, he didn’t bring it here Nor Frosty of the Grinch I fear   It isn’t in the shopping mall Nor songs that sing our ‘Deck the … Continue reading

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Psalm 27- Faith in an Age of Anxiety

Psalm 27 <Of David.>  1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?  2 When evildoers assail me to devour my flesh– … Continue reading

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Understanding the Constitution of the United States: Article 1 the Legislative Branch, Section 7: The process of making laws:

Section 7: The process of making laws: The making of laws for the nation is a complicated process and in the past congress only two percent of bills became laws. Section seven of the constitution is fairly concise but the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Constitution of the United States: Article 1 the Legislative Branch Sections 1-6

Even though most people in the United States at some point took a government class where the basics of the constitution and the U.S. form of government were taught, I am aware that often things learned in high school or … Continue reading

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Psalm 26- A Liturgy for the Falsely Accused

Psalm 26 <Of David.>  1 Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.  2 Prove me, O LORD, and try me; test my heart and mind.  3 For … Continue reading

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Grey Days        

There was a time when the rain fell softly every day When the cool dampness soaked beyond flesh and bone And the cold water dimmed the fire of my soul While the earth around me seemed to drink in the … Continue reading

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Technology, News and the Distorted View of Reality

When I was growing up in the 1970s and 1980s the way we received our news was very different from the way we currently consume our news about the world around us. The technology was beginning to change but it … Continue reading

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