Category Archives: justice

Location, Location, Location

      When a child, I attended the Barnum and Bailey circus at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was advertised as the “Greatest Show On Earth.” And boasted three-ring entertainment, meaning that there were three acts occurring at … Continue reading

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An Easter Sign

  The branches seen at the entrance of our shed fell during Holy Week. They form the shape of the cross. This unusual event is only surpassed by the fact that after recent strong winds of up to 50+ miles … Continue reading

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Lent and The Paradox of the Cross

LENT The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday; with the participants being marked with ashes and the words “Repent and believe in the Good News” are prayed. The expectation is to imitate the example of Jesus’ prayer and fasting in the … Continue reading

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A Deadly Trend

In 2006 I wrote a letter to the editor which appeared in my local newspaper. The Title was ” ‘Code’ is a choice.” What follows is an excerpt from that letter: “Ben Hur” (1959) a film based on the novel “Ben Hur: A Tale Of The … Continue reading

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What I Have Done

Cain Murders Abel In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground,  and Abel for his part brought of the firstlings of his flock, their fat portions. And the Lord had … Continue reading

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Death By Any Other Name

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a popular reference to William Shakespear’s play Romeo and Juliet, in which Juliet seems to argue that it does not matter that Romeo is from her family’s rival house … Continue reading

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Epiphany: To Return By A different Way

“Then Herod secretly called for the wise men and learned from them the exact time when the star had appeared. Then he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, “Go and search diligently for the child; and when you have found him, bring … Continue reading

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