the daily purge 9-29-17

My Sweet Rib has been a fan of the 1920s era in America. The Purging Lutheran suspects MSR is a closet-flapper (boop-oop-a-doop!). She reads books about the movie industry of the time, this book on prohibition, and a particular book about the events of the summer of 1927. That book, not this book, referenced a…… Continue reading the daily purge 9-29-17

the daily purge 9-27-17

Gilead is this book written by Marilynne Robinson. It takes place in an unincorporated community in Iowa. My Sweet Rib read this book and it has been donated to Goodwill. You might ask her what it is about. She’d be thrilled to tell you. Curious Reader: But The Purging Lutheran, this word, Gilead, sounds familiar.…… Continue reading the daily purge 9-27-17

the daily purge 9-25-17

Ooo-la-la! Who knew fiction could be so saucy? Well, at least the dust cover. The Purging Lutheran hasn’t read the book. I guessI it is about a woman (protagonist) who wants to do something (plot) but somebody else (antagonist) wants to do something else (conflict) . You (you) might ask (interrogative) My Sweet Rib (wife)…… Continue reading the daily purge 9-25-17

the view from the pew 9-23-17

Saturday, 5:30 service   Opening song: ”Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” Invocation: ‘In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit’ Confession of Sinfulness: I deserve to get what’s coming to me. Announcement of God’s Forgiveness: But, wait! Jesus stepped in and took my shame 2,000 years ago. I’m free! Introit: Psalm 116 is…… Continue reading the view from the pew 9-23-17

the daily purge 9-22-17

Another day, another iPhone; another day, another iCover. The bean counters at Apple are depositing The Purging Lutheran’s beans in their beans bank. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Bite, aka as Kaden the Superpup, got a hold of my cover, gnoshed the latch, and nearly swallowed the little, round magnet you see on the right. It…… Continue reading the daily purge 9-22-17