Category Archives: Faith

Saturday Potpourri: Incongruities Edition

Yes, there are awful people in the world, doing horrible things to each other and to the civilization in which we live. Yes, there is a plague upon the land, and we don’t know when — or even if — … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Easter and Mrs. M’s Birthday… Together Again

It’s a rainy afternoon, one of many we’ve had over the  past few months. One of the consequences of that is that our lawn is greening and growing even faster than usual. We’ve already had to have it mowed twice … Continue reading

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Plaguepourri: Another Weekend

We have thirteen reported cases of Covid-19 in Newberry County as of this morning. I’m relaxing downstairs in the den, taking a break from watching MST3K on a cool but sunny afternoon. *** I go to the office every couple … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Potpourri: Asymptomatic Edition

Like my colleagues here in Mondoville, I’ve gotten the ball rolling on the transition to online classes for the time being. By month’s end, we should have a better idea of whether we’re going to finish the term this way … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotional: 10 Mar 20

Here at Newberry College, we sponsor series of devotionals during the seasons of Advent and Lent. The installments are written by faculty, staff, alumni, students, and/or friends of the college. Typically, the devotional takes the form of an assigned passage … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotional: 9 March 20

Here at Newberry College, we sponsor series of devotionals during the seasons of Advent and Lent. The installments are written by faculty, staff, alumni, students, and/or friends of the college. Typically, the devotional takes the form of an assigned passage … Continue reading

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Lenten Devotional: 6 Mar 20

Here at Newberry College, we sponsor series of devotionals during the seasons of Advent and Lent. The installments are written by faculty, staff, alumni, students, and/or friends of the college. Typically, the devotional takes the form of an assigned passage … Continue reading

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Now Boarding for 2020…

Mrs. M and I got home from a nice dinner at a local Mexican restaurant about an hour ago, and I’ll get back to reading a collection of Jeremiah Healy’s Cuddy short stories in a little bit. But since we’re … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, 2019

Mrs. M and I are downstairs, waiting for the Spawn to wake up. Of course, years ago, it was typically the other way around, but that’s how it has been for the past few years, and we all get to … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner Redux

It’s the day before Christmas. And as I do from time to time, I find myself wondering at the Gift we received and the Love that offered itself to us, although we know we don’t deserve it. In that spirit, … Continue reading

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