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A Shadow over the Rape of  Ukraine

A Shadow over the Rape of Ukraine

Daily, I feel like I am watching a slow-motion rape of an independent nation by another --  even as news reports the fierce Ukrainian  resistance  and all nations in the world save four condemned the brutal assault.   For all the Bible I say I know,  why do I keep...

Headlines and Personal Examples

Headlines and Personal Examples

A Personal Headline Of all today’s headlines that upset me, here’s: The Queen missed the opening of Parliament . . . this is was a big headline for me!  The U.K.'s Parliament opens for the first time in six decades without the queen Throughout my life she has been a...

The Day After

The Day After

The day after Easter is not unlike the day after Christmas.  For those who are fortunate enough to have it off, — and once upon a time, many, many people did — it’s a day of recovery, reflections, and reconnoitering.  A Day of Recovery I have been recovering from two...

Base Ingratitudes

Base Ingratitudes

A recent Lenten meditation “inspired”  my most recent painting. (Art & Theology: Lent, Day 20.) Then, a phrase, BASE INGRATITUDES,  from a favorite old book became its name. The figure in Caitlin Connolly’s  painting is carrying something — and in these past four...

Appliances and What They Teach Me

Appliances and What They Teach Me

Appliances are a mixed blessing; they teach me over and over the limitations of my knowledge. But where would I be without them?(!) Whether it is the TV, my phone, or, this time, a refrigerator, I do not  understand what makes them work, no matter how detailed or...

What Am I Wired For?

What Am I Wired For?

These are times that make me wonder what I am wired for. It certainly is NOT the twenty-four hour news cycle! We just aren’t wired for this much information, my friend observed.   A true truth: as the world enters its third week, more than a few of my wires feel...

Update on the Exercise Bike

Update on the Exercise Bike

The exercise bike’s missing piece — actually the stabilizing front bar- arrived and have been secured! Of course it has a little “dashboard”that tells me how fast and far I am biking. It also tells me how many calories I am burning. Do you know how long I had to...

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