Tag Archives: Jesus

Just as He Said

“The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.”  Matthew 28:5-6. As a man – Jesus was … Continue reading

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Jesus at Bat

It’s almost Easter and that means it’s also baseball season!  My daughter and I have tickets for some of the Pirates games this year and I can hardly wait!  There will be nachos and hot dogs and ice cream…and lots … Continue reading

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Crashing the Creche

Merchants running with their carts like peddlers at a parade, camp prostitutes trying to get a look at the baby, roman soldiers investigating the cause of the commotion, animals in an uproar and at least a few heavenly guardians in the room. The night was certainly holy, but definitely NOT silent. Now I need to find a bunch of new figures for my nativity scene! Continue reading

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Christmas; A Radical Approach

Have your Christmas traditions become “Same old, same old”?  Is your holly not so jolly and you tinsel totally tarnished? The commercialization of Christmas has taken the day in a direction far from its original foundations. There’s a word for … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Carly Simon wrote the song “Anticipation” in 1971 in 15 minutes while playing her guitar as she waited for Cat Stevens to pick her up so the two could go on a date.  The song became one of her biggest … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

A red cup; that’s what makes me really angry – or at least it should.   That’s what I’m being told.   Religious bloggers and talking heads are claiming no snowflakes on Starbucks cups equals an anti-religious corporate statement.  Even worse, some … Continue reading

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Walking to Emmaus

There’s a small town in Pennsylvania named Emmaus.  The town has just over 11,000 people living in just under 3 square miles.  Emmaus is home to Rodale – the publishers of Organic Gardening magazine and many other fine magazines and … Continue reading

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