Monthly Archives: August 2012

eyes

My daughter has her father’s eyes.  Every once in a while, an expression will cross her face that carries such a strong echo of his that it takes me by surprise.  It’s most striking when she is making a face … Continue reading

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the opera

Sandy and I went to the opera last Friday night.  We are neither of us total strangers to such culture, but neither is opera part of our usual activity. The performance was … quite simply incredible.  We went specifically to … Continue reading

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tig

I have been “tigged!”  What is that you ask?  Basically, it’s a blog version of the old email list of questions you answer and forward to others.  I like the net-community I’m getting to know — both the new blogs … Continue reading

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thin line

Where/when do we cross the line from tolerance (civility, “love”) to passively allowing oppression and injustice? Is there a difference between a christian’s motive to save my soul and my motive to stop the harm I believe their theology is … Continue reading

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turning the other cheek

I have been pondering what secrets the teaching “turn the other cheek” might hold, might have meant, might mean. I have come to believe it may mean different things in different situations, to different people — carrying different energy or … Continue reading

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