West Ham United, Pretty Bubbles and The Still-Hopeful, Melancholy Soul

Tweet I was thinking about Dad this morning and singing a song he often sang, just out of the blue, just to break up the silence. The song goes like this: I’m forever blowing bubbles Pretty bubbles in the air They fly so high, they reach the sky Just like my dreams, they fade and […]

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Grace Anatomy: Deserve’s Got Nothing To Do With It

Tweet This being the Thanksgiving season —shouldn’t thanksgiving always be in season? — I thought I would take the next few blog entries and talk about grace. Of all the things we need in this world — food, shelter, clothing, security, etc. — nothing is more essential to our well-being than the grace of a […]

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Haiku You Do? ( A Random Offering in Verse, Japanese Style)

Tweet [picappgallerysingle id=”236773″]Before we begin, let’s get a working definition of a Haiku Poem. Here is the best one I found: A haiku is a non-rhymed verse genre. In Japanese, haiku has five sounds in the first part, seven in the second, and five again in the last part (they count sounds, not strictly syllables, […]

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God and the Doubter

Tweet [picappgallerysingle id=”7291116″] If we are faithless, He remains faithful; He cannot deny Himself. 2 Tim. 2:13 (NKJV) Hey Christian, did you ever doubt God? Did you ever lack faith? Did you ever find yourself having moments of, God help us, UNBELIEF? And did that worry you to no end? Were you afraid that God […]

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MSNBC and Keith Olbermann: A Clear Case of Corporate Hypocrisy

Tweet MSNBC fired Keith Olbermann for making financial contributions to democratic political candidates. They said that these gifts violated their company policy regarding the impartiality of their news people. Here is a summary of MSNBC’s stated policy on such matters, as reported by Philly.com: According to a 2007 summary on MSNBC.com, parent company NBC warns […]

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