Monthly Archives: March 2013

Resurrection Greeting

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he … Continue reading

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The Darkest Sabbath

The Bible has no words of what anyone did that Sabbath following on the heels of Jesus’ murder. Not a single word. We have no record of what the disciples did, who his mother Mary stayed with, how the temple … Continue reading

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It Is Finished

A dark deed … and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. (Acts 2:23.) … led to calling this day Good Friday … Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, … Continue reading

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A Note On Stories, Ashley Clements, and “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries”

We Need Stories I’m a Jane Austen fan. Her books, her juvenalia, her letters. I’m a fan of adaptations too, whether taken directly from her novels (Emma Thompson rocked the script for Sense and Sensibility and won a well-deserved Oscar for … Continue reading

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Looking for Lust in All the Wrong Places

For those confused on the topic of lust, read these 8 short lines of Unapologetic. Gives new insight to Matthew 5:27-28, doesn’t it?

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Lesbian and Gay Relationships – a repost from the archives

I have gay relationships. I have lesbian relationships too. I think God is pleased. There seem to be quite a few people in my profession who fall into one of the LGBTQQIA categories – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, … Continue reading

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Here I Come to Save the Day!*

[A couple weeks ago Adriana over at Classic Quest told me I should tell this story. It seemed appropriate to schedule it to follow yesterday’s post on heroes and rescuing people from danger.] *** The Cliffhanger When I was eleven … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong and Girl Power!

I’ve never been a Donkey Kong fan, opting instead for those green plastic guys known as Army Men. But I am a fan of one dad who customized Donkey Kong for his toddler: Mike Mika’s 3 1/2 -year-old daughter Ellis … Continue reading

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Saturday Quotable – Shakespeare on The Quality of Mercy

The quality of mercy is not strain’d, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes The … Continue reading

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Money Makes My Head Spin Around

[I wrote this for Ellen Painter Dollar’s blog last June, part of a series she ran on faith and money.] *** Cabaret has that wonderfully avaricious song, Money, Money: Money makes the world go around The world go around The … Continue reading

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