Category Archives: Observations on Society

A city of idols

Easter 6  Acts 17:16-31 Paul, standing in the middle of Athens, notices that the city is full of idols; which is about as profound an observation as saying that you went into a bar and noticed a lot of people … Continue reading

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Who do you want for a pastor?

Recently, my wife and I have been hooked on a BBC drama called Father Brown which ran for several years, and is now on Netflix.  The series is based off of short stories of the same name by GK Chesterton.  … Continue reading

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The miracle of birth

Saturday morning, while scrolling through social media, we were surprised to see various people posting that April was giving birth. For those unaware, April is a giraffe living in New York, who has been due any day for over a … Continue reading

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The silent majority?

You have more than likely heard the phrase: ‘the silent majority’ more than once.  We use it every time something happens that is so preposterous that we automatically assume that the action was taken by someone so out of touch … Continue reading

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I do vs. I will

It is amazing sometimes how television and fantasy distort our view of reality.  Because we have seen it so many times acted out, most people think that there are things in the traditional wedding rite, that when you go to … Continue reading

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The old pasta store

A few years ago I went back to New York and the neighborhood I grew up in for the first time in several years.  There were numerous changes to the community as one would expect; but one in particular caught … Continue reading

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What the world needs now

Epiphany 5 – St. Matthew 5:13-20  

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