Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Advent


First Sunday Sabbath in Advent Expectation: Immediate and to Come Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, …

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A very sad time of year


A very sad time. This is the beginning for what is for many people, especially the elderly and the alone, one of the most depressing times of the year. Its festival hype and spin can be like thorns in the foot for those who have no family or a family who never bothers to visit …

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the doubting archbishop


The Doubting Archbishop The Archbishop of Canterbury said the Paris attacks made him “doubt the presence of God” well If the horrific attack in Paris was all it took for the Lord Archbishop to doubt God’s presence he is in for a rough ride as the AC’s titular head to say the least! Even for …

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Last Sunday Sabbath after Pentecost


The Feast of Christ the King Last Sunday Sabbath after Pentecost “Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things in your well-beloved Son, the King of kings and Lord of lords: Mercifully grant that the peoples of the earth, divided and …

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a picnic in the 50s Part 1


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stupidity


Stupidity: Just when you think you have heard it all…..today at home suppository a fellow serf of the Ferengi came up to me during a short lull in the fury of business and said “hear you are taking a course on line” yes it is a two part course on the Holacaust offered by Tel …

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a happy place a happy time


A happy place a happy time A Happy Place and a Happy Time Siting on the porch of my grandparents Queen Anne styled cottage rocking with Grandpa and Grandma Haynes. The spindles and the gingerbread lattice work were painted white and probably with lead based paint,but by the time I was old enough to rock …

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” I am he” really


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a new dark ages


We are living in a new Dark Ages. Religious zealots and an entire religion who support them as well as fundamentalist of other faiths who pervert the teachings of those holy ones who founded those faiths and who lived in peace and not by the sword, pose a real and present danger to the very …

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Getting older


“Having senior moments are nothing to worry about because you don’t remember them anyway! Being able to enjoy having a belly is one advantage because you realise that nothing and I do mean nothing will ever make you the stud muffin of the beach EVER again! Taking naps you have not planned to take is …

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