the daily purge 10-8-18

Before we get started here, I’d like to say something about the purge of 10-5-18. It might have come across as a vague sort of screed against the medical industry but it was meant to come across as a vague sort of screed against the medical industry. Don’t get me wrong, ordinarily I’m a big…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-8-18

the view from the pew 10-6-18

Dear Father in Heaven, Thou art giving and forgiving, Ever blessing, ever blest, Wellspring of the joy of living, Ocean depth of happy rest! Thou our Father, Christ our Brother, All who live in love are Thine; Teach us how to love each other, Lift us to the joy divine. – Amen This opening prayer…… Continue reading the view from the pew 10-6-18

the daily purge 10-5-18

“Den Staat kümmert nicht, ob der Bürger lebt oder stirbt. Wichtig für den Staat und sein Archiv ist, ob der Bürger am Leben oder tot ist.”   ― J.M. Coetzee “The road to health is paved with good intestines!” ― Sherry A. Rogers “Blood is really warm, it’s like drinking hot chocolate but with more screaming.”…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-5-18

the daily purge 10-4-18

Assassin’s Creed just doesn’t want to go away. Who is going to tell this guy anyway? How seriously does he take his job? Does he follow orders and only slay those he’s been told to slay? Or does he like to keep in shape by practicing on passersby willy-nilly? And if he does dispatch dupes…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-4-18

the daily purge 10-3-18

Yay! The Purging Lutheran, etal* have an action-adventure game pitting The Assassins (Order of Assassins or simply Assassins is the common name used to refer to an Islamic sect formally known as the Nizari Ismailis) against The Templars (The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon also known as the Order of Solomon’s Temple, the…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-3-18

the daily purge 10-2-18

How many games can The Lad own? Many. But how many sports-themed games can The Lad own? Ordinarily the answer should be ‘none’. The Purging Lutheran’s son took tae kwon do lessons years ago but not any other sport. Ever. Well, there were the two Saturdays he played basketball in second grade but that didn’t…… Continue reading the daily purge 10-2-18

the view from the pew 9-30-18

Cornerstone Lutheran Church, 11 AM service, Pastor Giger Cornerstone Lutheran is a member of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) but that doesn’t mean they are required to print service folders to show you where you are in the liturgy. It only means if you want to know the titles of the worship songs…… Continue reading the view from the pew 9-30-18