Monthly Archives: June 2004

Tolerance, Democracy & COG’s

This article is posted on Orthodoxy Today. While I understand the sentiments of the author — and have made similar arguments with regard to the coexistence of Islam and Christianity in the Middle East — I found a few areas … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (26 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] In the Wilderness? The Creature. What would we do? Where would we be without him? He is so full of encouragement and knowledge. We may be moving soon … … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (25 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] Again in the Wilderness … Our time on the Hill was very brief. We did not want to be there. But, because we trusted the voice in the Wilderness, … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (24 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] In the Wilderness … Doubts. Funny. On the Hill our doubts are brought on by questions. In the Garden, they are due to answers received. Whom to trust? The … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (23 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] Again in the Garden … Anger. Sometimes (do our eyes deceive us?) we seem to partake of anger by mistake. It often looks just like pride. Since pride, we’re … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (22 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] In the Garden … Friends. Ah, glorious friends! How we’ve missed you! The betrayals are forgotten. Let us eat, drink, and be merry! In the Garden are many whom … Continue reading

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New Bible Translation! (I am not making this up)

Wherein St Paul encourages frequent “relations” and St Peter is known as Rocky. (It gets worse.) The new translation [sic] is called “Good as New.” Heavens! If snakes on trees could talk, this sounds like what they’d say …

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