the daily purge 7-30-19

The Purging Lutheran bought this book back in the 90s when I worked at Borders. This book isn’t just about which bushes do or don’t belong in your front yard, what kind of dirt is best for your begonias, or is a smoke tree, the chittamwood, safe for your kids to play near, and other such…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-30-19

the daily purge 7-29-19

It looks like a yeti might have worn this cross at one time. Attsa lotta fuzz from a normal guy to be clinging to the lace. Was The Purging Lutheran ‘that’ yeti? Possibly. I haven’t cut my hair in at least two years. Maybe three? Each individdle hair grows slowly but not in concert with…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-29-19

the daily poke 7-26-19

If Edite was a tree. 1 Chronicles 16:30-33 God is serious business, take him seriously;     he’s put the earth in place and it’s not moving. So let Heaven rejoice, let Earth be jubilant,     and pass the word among the nations, “God reigns!” Let Ocean, all teeming with life, bellow,     let Field and all its creatures…… Continue reading the daily poke 7-26-19

the daily purge 7-25-19

A man with a pistol? Gun play is surely in the offing in this fiction mystery. A woman goes missing. Her husband is a suspect. But a third person pops up in the storyline and (away we go with your choice of idioms) – He throws a spanner into the works. – He throws a…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-25-19

the daily poke 7-24-19

Even 6,000 years ago Titanic was cursed. Galatians 6:7,8 Don’t be misled: No one makes a fool of God. What a person plants, he will harvest. The person who plants selfishness, ignoring the needs of others—ignoring God!—harvests a crop of weeds. All he’ll have to show for his life is weeds! But the one who…… Continue reading the daily poke 7-24-19

the daily poke 7-23-19

If The Beatles were trees they’d be named John, Palm, George and Ringo. Jeremiah 17:7,8 “But blessed is the man who trusts me, God,     the woman who sticks with God. They’re like trees replanted in Eden,     putting down roots near the rivers— Never a worry through the hottest of summers,     never dropping a leaf, Serene…… Continue reading the daily poke 7-23-19

the view from the english-language latvian pew 7-21-19

English-language service, 11AM, Mac. Lazdins presiding Karl played and we sang the following hymns: “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”, “O Savior, Precious Savior”, “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”. Thank you, Karl. Always well played. We confessed and were forgiven our sins. Our Scripture readings were…… Continue reading the view from the english-language latvian pew 7-21-19

the purchasing lutheran 7-19-19

Technoworld welcomes The Purging Lutheran to The 21st Century! I rec’d this Smartwatch just yesterday and already it appears I have moved 7.48. 7.48 something. It certainly isn’t miles. I’ve certainly moved more than 7.48 feet and yards. So, 7.48 what? Maybe it’s not even measuring me. Is it measuring itself? I don’t know. Why do…… Continue reading the purchasing lutheran 7-19-19

the daily purge 7-18-19

Harry Bosch is a tough-as-nails detective working out of Los Angeles. What’s wrong with ‘the city of angels’? Jim Morrison says it best: Motel, money, murder, madness Let’s change the mood from glad to sadness This three-in-one book written by M. Connelly contains no shortage of murders, mayhem, drug dealing, past lives experiences, hot dog…… Continue reading the daily purge 7-18-19