Monthly Archives: July, 2015

WTF


“life is brutal and damnably unfair for most of the world’s population. for many millions of people evan a cup of clean water is a luxury that often is not ever known. for millions gut wrenching hunger is a daily meal not a food. life is immeasurably unjust in how blessings and curses are meted …

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post for the day


An acquaintance stopped me in the grocery market and asked why some people were so hysterically opposed to gay marriage. I said “because like their ancestors before them who fainted dead away when Galileo said the earth revolved around the sun and not the other way round they think that this is the same thing, …

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9th Sunday Sabbath after Pentecost


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warning signs


Warning: A place where law enforcement should look for sexual predators but perhaps does not are web sites claiming to be “old catholic”and or “esoteric” churches. A friend of mine recently had a brief online encounter with a person complete with pointy hat and lots and lots of “credentials” who is one of these sick …

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blunt history


History is just yesterday and yesterday last a long long time. I remember seeing my paternal great grandfather who was a Confederate veteran even though I was around 3 years old and he was almost a hundred years old! I can still recall that he had on a hat and wore a suit with a …

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symbols


The “super’s house” as this house was known was the residence of the mill superintendent. It occupies a high point in my home town hat at one time overlooked the “mill village” where his employees lived and often died. The mill village was owned by the mill which was in turned owned by Northern Industrialists …

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11 July, 2015 18:33


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Relationship


My relationship to God is pretty much of a cross between a cosmic donnybrook and hoped for embrace. I sometimes tell God paraphrasing the words of Thomas Moore’s wife Lady Margaret to her husband when she realised he was not going to sign the Act of Supremacy “well You know why you do or do …

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A Gay Man of Immense Courage


“Unfortunately, Willem was captured by the Germans and sentenced to death. Willem’s last words before being executed in July, 1943 were, “Let it be known that homosexuals are not cowards.” In 1986 Yad Vashem recognized Arondeus as Righteous Among the Nations. Because of his sexual orientation, Willem’s story was omitted from Dutch history books. Only …

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a primer


OK a primer for religious folkes masquerading as “patriotic’”, “Christian” Americans. When your ancestors that you are so proud to be descendants of came to these shores and after they stole the land form the Native Peoples in the name of their “Christianity” they passed laws that made religious conformity the law of their colony …

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