Monthly Archives: December 2014

Mary Pondered

Mary wasn’t known for too much before being selected to become the mother of Jesus.  She came from a rough neighborhood and had a pretty typical genealogy.  She was engaged to a man named Joseph, who, besides having some distant … Continue reading

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Baby Dedication Diddy

This is a baby dedication diddy.  No, not that kind, as in “the baby dedication was great until the baby made diddy all over the place” — just a little blurb about the mystery of child dedication in the church. … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary (the MOJ)

Mary. Just a few questions from a puzzled mind. Granted, I’m working with a fairly basic document that takes broad strokes.  It’s all inspired, no doubt, and I dare not read between the lines too much.  If you’d be so … Continue reading

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The One Good Thing About the Flu

We teach our children to share. Their Monday/Tuesday flu became my Thursday flu.  I was at a meeting on Wednesday night and knew that something wasn’t right.  By the time I got home, I was shivering like a native Floridian … Continue reading

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Advent, Wk 2: On Comfort (and Joy)

I’ve been thinking about comfort for several weeks now.  I didn’t choose it. I’d rather think about pie or something funny Zac said… about pie. I was cajoled into making comfort the word of the week because of the Revised Common Lectionary. One of … Continue reading

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Third Service @ PFM Church

On September 7, 2014, Portage Free Methodist launched a Third Sunday Morning worship gathering at 12noon.  We weren’t sure exactly what we were getting into or what it would even look like.  We had a couple of ideas combined with a lot of sense that … Continue reading

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Brady at the Bat

Most of us have done a bad job at something. When I was working for a control panel factory, still in my pre-journeyman electrician days (which never came), I did a bad job at attaching StaKon connectors to transformers. The … Continue reading

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RadBlog Privacy Policy

Today, I think December 1, 2014 or so, in response to the Facebook guidelines and under articles L.111, 112 and 113 of the code of intellectual property, and to the republic, to have and to hold, in sickness and in … Continue reading

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