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Monthly Archive for August, 2005

Unbelievable. Unimaginable. Impossible. Those are the word I hear applied to the unfolding disaster in New Orleans and the bayou, the Mississippi, and Lake Ponchartrain try to reclaim the city. What I am finding interesting about this disaster is the difference from 9-11, which now has achieved mythic status in the American psyche. I haven’t […]






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A good friend and martini master sent me this profound observation from the Orlando Weekly, the sunny locale he has recently retired to although is his attitude and energy is that of a 30 year old – completely pomo. Who up for a night on the town with Jesus and a nice cuban cigar? Make […]






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A Cool Prayer

I was doing my morning meditations and came across this in one of my prayer books. While it has made the rounds on the net, its origin is with a Mother Superior of a German convent in the 17th Century. Its has been adapted to an old timer’s prayer and other variations but this is […]






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A Fine Example of Christlike Love

A few of you emailed me about my comments about the ELCA’s debate over same sex blessings and ordaining pastors in same sex relationships (they said no to both) regarding my take that the two poles seemed more like politicians than spiritually driven. Now Pat Robertson makes my point again – assassination in the name […]






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After a week at camp and too many days playing catch up and getting ready for the start of the school year and congregation activities, here is Podcast #16. I try and wrap up the comments about the Evil Genius episodes and essentially establish them as the baseline for my wanderings for the coming weeks. […]






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Well, I finally did it – put up a link to vote for Wired Jesus on Podcast Alley. With Itunes now bringing people here and the number of listeners over 1000, might as well go the distance. So if you have the chance, a vote at Podcast Alley would be appreciated and see if I […]






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Back From Camp

Well, I’m back from a week at catechism camp, my annual excursion with my junior high kids to talk faith, risk in a new community, and enjoy nature. Of course, that means severing my connection with the wired world, which can be a little frustrating. After all, is it to much to ask for a […]






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