the daily purge 11-13-18

Dog noms can cost a few dollars bill or they can cost several thousand dollars bill. Over the years The Purging Lutheran and My Sweet Rib have boughten* both styles. We picked up Kaden Superpup, aka Dr. Chewenstein, before he was weaned of his teething by his momma. It was left to us, as well…… Continue reading the daily purge 11-13-18

the daily purge 11-12-18

Back to therapy. My Sweet Rib hit the mother lode yesterday when she brought Our Marta’s old load of college days beers from the tater cellar. The Purging Lutheran doesn’t know if there are extinction dates for bottled beers but after having sipped a bit of one going down the drain, well, let me just…… Continue reading the daily purge 11-12-18

the view from the pew 11-11-18

11 AM service at Indianapolis Latvian Lutheran Church, Macitajs Lazdins presiding. We had nearly 25 persons attend service and partake in Holy Communion. Yay! The hymns we sang today were “Come to Us, Creative Spirit” (opening), “Day by Day” (sermon), What Feast of Love” (communion), and “Lord of God, You Have Bought Us” (closing). Thank…… Continue reading the view from the pew 11-11-18

this week comes to a merciful end

Genesis 3:17b-19   “Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life. It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field. By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you…… Continue reading this week comes to a merciful end

a lutheran’s rose 11-8-18

Because of Ivars’ death it is only good, right and salutary to write this: I met him 40+ years ago in Latvian Center Garezers. He was rich in The Lord even then and spent time evangelizing to me but who was I to listen? I drank, smoked and hung out with him but he never…… Continue reading a lutheran’s rose 11-8-18

the polling lutheran 11-6-18

1 Timothy 2:1-3 Simple Faith and Plain Truth The first thing I want you to do is pray. Pray every way you know how, for everyone you know. Pray especially for rulers and their governments to rule well so we can be quietly about our business of living simply, in humble contemplation. This is the…… Continue reading the polling lutheran 11-6-18