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On Wanting Language to Say Something

I worry about “semantic freewheeling,” at this moment in history in particular. Bourdieu says this: …language is the exemplary formal mechanism whose generative capacities are without limits. There is nothing that cannot be said and it is possible to say … Continue reading

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Painfully Timely

This was one of the daily lectionary readings today: There are six things The HOLY ONE hates – no, seven things God detests: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that kill the innocent, a heart that plots evil, feet that … Continue reading

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Seasons’ Greetings

Since my father died, I have tried to re-establish the practice of sending Christmas cards. It was a response to shame, as my personal initiatives often are. My dad sent Christmas cards, I realized when I cleaned out the house, … Continue reading

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Prayer IS Something

 

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Prayer IS Something

So, it’s what we’re doing at our place. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Service for Reconciliation Planned for Day After Election Corydon, Indiana – October 31, 2016 – The Corydon Presbyterian Church will hold a special service for wholeness and reconciliation, which … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Needed Here

Maybe it is a sign of the times, but everything strikes me as a political comment these days. Here is the latest, which came to my attention while studying for an upcoming test: Around the Table of the Lord, God’s … Continue reading

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Even we watched the presidential debate last night. I appreciated the gentleman who asked “All the rhetoric aside, what’s one thing you like or respect about the other?” How inspired. What I mainly noticed was the difference between the two … Continue reading

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