Monthly Archives: May 2011

Shibboleths

{Gilead then cut Ephraim off from the fords of the Jordan, and whenever Ephraimite fugitives said, ‘Let me cross,’ the men of Gilead would ask, ‘Are you an Ephraimite?’ If he said, ‘No,’ they then said, ‘Very well, say “Shibboleth”.’ … Continue reading

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More Than Coexistence

I am fascinated by the occurances of windows of opportunity. It makes me think of the mechanical view of the universe. To be able to take advantage of a window of opportunity gives me a feeling of acting in harmony … Continue reading

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Over The Top, Awesome

Oftentimes it’s a good idea to step back and give some thought to everyday expressions and expectations.  This is not simply about semantics either. The past few years I’ve noticed that a common epithet or response within many face to … Continue reading

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End Of The World II

If you’re reading this, the world didn’t come to a crashing halt and the special, elite of Christendom weren’t raptured. As I figured, things are pretty much the same. Some tragedies, some happy events in about the same measure as … Continue reading

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Mini Themes …Floral Friday

Plants and flowers indoors are meant to enhance our living spaces.  Place a vase of blooms on a table and you’ve already improved the indoor environment greatly.  Even a bud vase with a single flower on a desk or night … Continue reading

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May 21st, The End Of The World?

Just in case you missed it, Armageddon has been scheduled for this Saturday.  I don’t have the precise clock time for this event, I’m sure Fox News will have full coverage and hype pretty soon.  An outfit called Family Radio … Continue reading

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Asparagus

The asparagus vegetable has been a delicacy since the most ancient civilizations. I’ve enjoyed it ever since childhood. I remember it growing wild along the border fence between our house the next door neighbor’s. I’d often pluck a couple of … Continue reading

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