the daily reflection 11-29-19

How sin sees itself. 1 Corinthians 13:12 We don’t yet see things clearly. We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as…… Continue reading the daily reflection 11-29-19

the daily wishbone 11-28-19

The donkey and Death stared at each other wondering what the other was doing in Italy. 2 Kings 13:20-21 20-21 Then Elisha died and they buried him. Some time later, raiding bands of Moabites, as they often did, invaded the country. One day, some men were burying a man and spotted the raiders. They threw the…… Continue reading the daily wishbone 11-28-19

the daily leer 11-27-19

dead, alive or hiding in electrons, richard burton finds a way to scope out the dames Habakkuk 1:5-11 “Look around at the godless nations.     Look long and hard. Brace yourself for a shock. Something’s about to take place     and you’re going to find it hard to believe. I’m about to raise up Babylonians to punish…… Continue reading the daily leer 11-27-19

the daily galosh 11-26-19

People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them. Eric Hoffer Jeremiah 9:3 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth on the earth… One danger of secret sin is that a man cannot commit it without being by…… Continue reading the daily galosh 11-26-19

the daily purge 11-25-19

The world is filled with mystery books. Mysteries about murders, robberies, criminal shenanigans and dirty dealings in the business, medical and oil fracking worlds. My Sweet Rib has read many mystery books, this one included. What’s it about? Read what the book’s blurb says: Still mourning the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak…… Continue reading the daily purge 11-25-19

the daily bible lesson 11-22-19

Adam and Eve At the time God made Earth and Heaven, before any grasses or shrubs had sprouted from the ground—God hadn’t yet sent rain on Earth, nor was there anyone around to work the ground (the whole Earth was watered by underground springs)—God formed Man out of dirt from the ground and blew into…… Continue reading the daily bible lesson 11-22-19

the daily purge 11-21-19

My Sweet Rib has only two eyes – a right one and the other one yet she has multiple pairs of reading glasses. She has enough reading glasses to open a CVS just down the street from our local CVS. CVS seems to have a reading glasses spinner rack every few aisles which is astounding…… Continue reading the daily purge 11-21-19

the daily photon torpedo 11-20-19

Following its five year mission, Starship Enterprise was decommissioned from service. It was later re-assigned to the Starfleet Academy commissary. “In the strict scientific sense we all feed on death…..even vegetarians.” – Spock “The bureaucratic mentality is the only constant in the universe.” – Dr ‘Bones’ McCoy “Having is not so pleasing a thing as wanting, it…… Continue reading the daily photon torpedo 11-20-19

the daily purge 11-19-19

Here is a popular book people have been buying since 1992. The Purging Lutheran picked this up sometime in ‘two-thousand-and-clackity-clack’. My Sweet Rib and I read it (skimmed through it) to find the astonishing answers of who we really were, or are, or what we want to be. These are the options laid out by…… Continue reading the daily purge 11-19-19

the view from the (holy cross) pew 11-16-19

Saturday 5:30 service, Pastor Perrymam presiding The hymns we sang were these: ”Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending” ”Open Our Eyes, Lord” ”O, Jesus, I Have Promise” ”Give Thanks” ”Soon and Very Soon” – this hymn was fun to sing. It reminds me of the type of hymn you hear in western films sung in…… Continue reading the view from the (holy cross) pew 11-16-19