Monthly Archives: July 2010

HAVE A HEART, ELI LILLY!


I recently experienced first hand some of the problems faced by senior citizens and non-seniors alike. A little background –  In a week I turn 72 years old.  I have been on Social Security for the past 7 years. In … Continue reading

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NO COMMENT — Gay Lutheran pastors welcomed back to church – San Jose Mercury News


I once was a parish pastor for 9 years in a predecessor Lutheran body  (The LCA) to the ELCA mentioned in the article below.  I read this release yesterday in my local newspaper. It must be a relief for the … Continue reading

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REAL WORSHIPPERS OF THE FALLEN ANGEL


Here is an active, extremely close knit, and ancient religion of perhaps 1,000,000 adherents.  Their beliefs are drawn from some of the same foundation as are ours (see photo of eucharist at St. John The Apostle Anglican Church in Michigan). … Continue reading

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WHERE WAS YOUR SHIRT MADE?


Here is a cogent foray in the world of economics and national policies.  I found this article brought to my attention factors which I had not examined.  So much antipathy toward China makes it hard, especially during our own hard … Continue reading

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WHAT SHALL WE NAME OUR BABY?


Fr. Ernesto recent ran a series which included this piece on how we name our babies.  I thought it was interesting, especially since I come from traditions which go more for using family and ancestor names. Enjoy what he has … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC MEANS MORE THAN ROMAN CATHOLIC


The Most Reverend David Bell recently commented on an early blog of mine, Episcopi Vagentes posted July 26, 2009. Here is his comment, a brief comment on Cardinal ArchBishop Bell, and a recent message from ICAB about their current positions. … Continue reading

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IT ALL DEPENDS ON YOUR OBJECTIVE


Every now and again, a story I read or hear strikes me as very relevant. Several days ago, I heard this story and it reminded me very much of how our government, state or federal has been working for at … Continue reading

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