the daily dumbrella (and ho-ho! meme), 5-29-20

Mornings north of Ruskin begin on the back porch with a cup of coffee and two cigarettes. We have nice shade from the trees (Hey, you friends!) until the Earth spins to a point when we have no shade but … voila! … we’ve got this handy and dandy umbrella left behind by Ms. Previous…… Continue reading the daily dumbrella (and ho-ho! meme), 5-29-20

the daily book , 5-4-20

“Sin is fun. Then it cuts your throat” – Rosalie De Rosset ”Actions have consequences” – John Sattler “It happens” – Jesus . I have a subscription to World magazine. My latest delivery included this book, “Coronavirus and Christ” by John Piper. I’m semi-familiar with him, do not know much about him except to say…… Continue reading the daily book , 5-4-20

the daily ‘a is for this‘ ‘b is for that’ and so on, 4-27-20

  At the end of any of these please feel free to add the phrase “due to Covid 19”. A is for Amazon, our source for talcum powder but not disinfectant wipes, toilet paper, gloves and masks – due to Covid-19 (see how that works?) B is for ‘Birx’, an American physician who is working on The Wuhan…… Continue reading the daily ‘a is for this‘ ‘b is for that’ and so on, 4-27-20

the daily he-man, 4-21-20

Okey-k’fokey, let’s see if The Purging Lutheran can post an article which doesn’t turn into a blab-a-thon such as yesterday’s the daily unoriginal content. Yerps! How long-winded was that? This week‘s posts, via unoriginal content, have been dedicated to the American past-times of healthy living and athletic entertainment. Today’s snapshot includes two! types of hobbies…… Continue reading the daily he-man, 4-21-20

the daily carnage, 4-9-20

Before anything, a reminder today is Maundy* Thursday. In Act One (Maundy Thursday) Jesus’ actions reveal that discipleship means crossing the boundary from selfishness to servanthood. While the plot against him begins to unfold, Jesus has a meal with his disciples and afterwards washes their feet. The humility and self-denial of the foot-washing  foreshadow the…… Continue reading the daily carnage, 4-9-20

the daily science experiment, 3-24-20

Long ago Somebody came up with the idea of taking a couple hydrogen atoms and an atom of oxygen, connected* them and *POOF!* it became a water molecule. Fresh water is great for drinking, mixing with Kool Aid, brushing teeth, making ice cubes and, if you want, steam. Homer Simpson took this a step further…… Continue reading the daily science experiment, 3-24-20