Tag Archives: Relationships

Roads, Hell, and Pavement Composition (and Fingerprints and the Gospel of Luke and Marat/Sade)

  “When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why people are hungry, they call me a Communist.” —Dom Hélder Câmara Peter Buffet has something tremendously important to say in today’s New York Times, but … Continue reading

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December 14, 2012

Let the dead have their dignity, the wounded their healing, the families their grieving, for a little while.

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Forever Autumn

From War of the Worlds Well, that was a short summer!  Here in Connecticut, the weather has turned, well, not cold, but at least cool.  The nights are in the 40s and the days, anything from 60-ish on up.  Trees … Continue reading

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In Which I Repair to My Secret Lair

In my last post, I sang the praises of a well-populated junk box.  Now, I’d like to turn to the topic of tools, and more generally, of repair. Repair.  The dictionary tells us that to repair is “1) to restore … Continue reading

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The Power of Brands: Invocation

This morning on my way here, I passed a young man who was wearing a shirt that looked just like this: By the way, it also has a New York Yankees logo on the front: The description says something about … Continue reading

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God’s Definition of Marriage? A Meditation on Chickens and Eggs.

This morning, I heard a report on NPR in which Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (“SBC”) Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (“ERLC”) said that “Southern Baptists must continue to fight for God’s definition of marriage as being … Continue reading

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You. Do. Not. Know. Me.

Last night, my family was sitting around when I pulled up a FB posting of an article from Cracked on my phone (why?  Because it was there, and we were between games of Uno).  The article was something like “Seven … Continue reading

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