Monthly Archives: January 2014

2014: We (i.e. progressive Democrats) who support systems responsible for our situation are the cause

The following is from the essay I wrote in 2010 about what I have learned about our world: That our world is in serious trouble, and we are the cause.  This is the first of three posts about who I … Continue reading

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synchroblog/linkup Conflict Minerals #Spiritofthepoor

Today is the beginning of a concerted effort to dialogue about how our life style affects us and the world.  This blog is about how our lifestyle cause suffering in the rest of the world, and Esther Emery will post a blog … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 2, Part 2.

My church has had an hermanamiento with a sister community in Nicaragua for the past eighteen years. I went on the first delegation in 1996, and have been in the village at least sixteen times since then. They are a … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 2: Part 1.

Micah 6:1-8 6:1 Hear what the LORD says: 6:6 “With what shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? 6:7 Will the … Continue reading

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2014; Analysis: Our world is in serious trouble

I wrote my Five-year plan in 2007, and in 2010, soon after I learned that my cancer had metastasized, I wrote an essay on what I had learned in my life. Here is the basic outline: Our world is in … Continue reading

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2014: Five-Year Plan, 5. Eat only Food, Mainly Leaves

The fifth point of my plan is reall a sub-set of the fourth, Live Simply. The basic theme is that you can make or grow almost everything you need. My house was moved off the street around 1900 and put … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: January 26, 2014

Matthew 4: 4:18 As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea for they were fishermen. 4:19 And he said to them, … Continue reading

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