Monthly Archives: March 2012

UNPLANNED CONSEQUENCES CAN HAVE REALLY GOOD RESULTS


We never know what one kind word can do for another person. It almost always is not a planned word.  Rather, the best ones often come on the spur of the moment. Check what this word meant to this lad. … Continue reading

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FREEDOM OF SPEECH ADVERTISING OR “GOVERNMENT APPROVED HATE SPEECH”?


New York Times’ March 9, 2012 ad by Freedom From Religion Foundation. Credit: ffrf.org Attacks on Christians are not new. Such attacks have happened from Christianity’s first days. Attacks are not only on Christians, of course.  All religions have, over … Continue reading

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I SUSPECTED THE NAVY WENT FIRST CLASS


I probably should have enlisted in the US Navy rather than the Army.  At that time in my life, this would have been a great attraction. Choices, choices.Fr. Orthohippo  LITTLE KNOWN BUT TRUE TIDBIT OF NAVAL HISTORY The U. S. … Continue reading

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HOW DID YOU GROW UP? GROWING CULTURAL BLINDERS


START OF A JOURNEY  –  A number of folks have asked me to reprint how I grew up, and what that meant today.  So, here it is, edited, I hope, to be helpful. Everyone the world over develops prejudices and … Continue reading

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WORLD POWER PARADIGM SHIFTS


Another example of “it depends on your point of view.” This is an interesting one.Fr. Orthohippo When insanity rules the worldhttp://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/article2947058.ece Prem Shankar Jha  India should resist the West’s brazen efforts to use championship of democracy as a cover for … Continue reading

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EVEN THE EPISCOPALIANS STILL REJECT PELAGIUS, FORTUNATELY


November 2011 Voting Results of Atlanta Diocese of The Episcopalian Church Should Pelagius, a fourth century heretic, be reinstated and his positive contribution to Christian theology be acknowledged? This was the proposal in a resolution of Rev. Benno D. Pattison … Continue reading

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IT CAN DEPEND ON YOUR POINT OF VIEW


New definition for S.O.S. A C-130 was lumbering along when a cocky F-16 flashed by. The jet jockey decided to show off.  The fighter jock told the C-130 pilot, ‘watch this!’ And promptly went into a barrel roll followed by … Continue reading

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