Tag Archives: Religion

On Building Heaven on Earth

Busy! Busy! Busy! We are all so very busy building our own personal Heaven on Earth. But soon the hand of the Almighty reaches down from the clouds, pinches you by the scruff of the neck and lifts you away, … Continue reading

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Sorrow

Ecclesiasties or, The Preacher Chap. 1 vv. 16-18 I communed with mine own heart, saying Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart … Continue reading

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On Growing Up

We are all born apes. Some of us acquire a soul and grow up to become human. In light of our immortal soul our otherwise strictly animal behavior is reined in, mollified and ameliorated. We are all born conceptually Jewish. … Continue reading

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Imagery and Implication

As a student of damned near everything including psychology, child development, mass communications and so forth, a single phrase in a newspaper article jumped right out at me. The article is about a coming solar eclipse and includes the following … Continue reading

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When is a Book not a Book?

Question: When is a Book not a Book? Answer: When it’s a bible.

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Isn’t it a Pity – Isn’t it a Shame

Isn’t it a pity; isn’t it a shame; A remark overheard while driving a school bus: “There go mah cousin!” I glanced over to see a thin young black woman standing on the corner, calves knotted, wearing very high heels. … Continue reading

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You Betcha Dupa We Got Pączkis!

Once again it’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). I wanted to make sure my brother had some pączkis even though he’s in the hospital. I drove over to National Bakery and had to park way down the hill on the next … Continue reading

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