Monthly Archives: December 2011

NO PEACE HERE IN SPITE OF CHRISTMAS SEASON


1 of 4. Chinyere Amechi, who is five-months pregnant and a victim of the Christmas day bombing of a church near Nigeria’s capital Abuja, recovers in a hospital in Abuja December 27, 2011. Relious wars are without doubt among the … Continue reading

Posted in christian, history, persecution, politics, prejudice, Uncategorized, WAR | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

WEIGHT LOSS SPECIAL


Would you like your dinner plate to tell you that you are eating too fast, and thus too much?  Here is a government initiative to bring this into being.  But, as the article makes clear, be prepared to pay a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A THORNY PROBLEM FOR THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND


The Church of Emgland now has a thorny question with which to deal. .  The C of E is about to approve the consecration of women bishops, following The Episcopal Church (USA). Now the Queen of England, who is the titular … Continue reading

Posted in Anglican, episcopal-anglican, politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND FUTURE THOUGHTS


One of our favorite pastimes this time of year has been seeing the Christmas lights about town.  So, when Judy finished her finals (she is a senior at U of M Flint), we began our annual tour about town. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PENTEGON RETREATS FROM BIBLE BAN IN MILITARY HOSPITALS


Here is another example of US government thinking which was a little too early to be accepted, and so had to be reversed for the time being. This was a real policy put into effect briefly. It is a sign … Continue reading

Posted in christian, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

AN UNLIKELY DUO


What happens when a fundamentalist Christian televangelist interviews and questions a Roman Catholic priest? Clink on the link below to see for yourself.  Fr. Orthohippo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_01DEaFkhs&feature=player_detailpage

Posted in catholic, christian, evangelical, theology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ONCE AGAIN ABSOLUTELY NO COMMENT


Here is another no comment report.  I would not touch this with any sort of comment. It stands by itself. No comment necessary. Fr. Orthohippo RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A report given to a high-level advisory group in Saudi … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, authority, cultural blinders, culture differences, FEAR, history, prejudice, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SCIENCE ENTERS THE REALM OF SCIENCE FICTION


As a thirteen year old boy, I would spend whatever money I managed to get my hands on buying pulp science fiction books. I always hoped to find a new 35 cent Ace double.  Read a story, flip the book over and turn it upside down, … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, science, theology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

HOME THROUGH OTHER EYES


Look into another country through the eyes of one of its citizens. Americans do this usually with some axe to grind. Sipho Hlongwane sees his homeland through the lense of his culture. South Africa has more major subcultures than does the USA. … Continue reading

Posted in Anglican, catholic, christian, cultural blinders, culture differences, evangelical, history, orthodox, prejudice, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

JACOB’S DREAM SITE


Note:  my computer has been healed.  Praise to God..  Thank you, Lord. Here is another item ferreted out by Fr. Stephen Smuts. Fr. Smuts is a South African Anglican priest. Jacob’s dream has always interested me, and this archaeological discovery … Continue reading

Posted in Anglican, archaeology, history, Judaism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment