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“You Catch More Flies with Honey than with Vinegar”

TMV: It’s the End of the World as We Know It The doomsday scenario has been with us for a very long time now, and you know what I mean: Armageddon. For as long as there have been believers in … Continue reading

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Lessons for This Day (and Age) (Redux)

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From Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount  Blissful are the Humble, in spirit,For they are the Force of Heaven. Blissful are the Mourners, For they will be cheered. Blissful are the Patient, For they will succeed on…

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Spiritus Sanctus (Redux)

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In my series of sonnets called Spiritus Sanctus, I wrote several poems that would act as reminders of some spiritual truths I had absorbed over the years. For example, the following poem highlights Jesus` sayings on…

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The Firebrand of the Reformed Church of Scotland

John Knox (1514 – November 24, 1572) In the film “Mary Queen of Scots”, this minister was played by David Tennant. It was as if the firebrand was allowed to vent his venomous speech at the shameless goings-on in the … Continue reading

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In Ancient Times, “Woe Is Me!” was a Spiritual Warning

The Burning of Jerusalem by Titus This image was attached to a post that said something along the idea that Jesus could predict the future. Somehow the burning of Jerusalem ‘proves’ what he had been warning them all along, if … Continue reading

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How Jesus Used Astrology to Work a Miracle

The Feeding of the 5,000 (January 31, 29 AD) Another ‘hint’ from the Rudolf Steiner book I’ve been reading has led me to this event. ‘In Palestine during the time that Jesus of Nazareth walked on Earth as Christ Jesus—during … Continue reading

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Daddy Issues: The Prodigal Son Reunites with His Twin

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) “Yeah, baby.” I’m not a fan of Mike Myers’ infantile sense of humour. He thinks smutty jokes and sexual innuendo are hilarious, but sometimes they go too far. However, there is an underlying theme in … Continue reading

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Upon This Rock

Matthew 16:18 There is a website that thinks it has solved the question of the Grail Stone. It is the equation known as phi. We have looked at this before, you and I, and we saw it as the building … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know: Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”

Cain and Abel (Genesis 4: 1-18) One was a farmer, the other a shepherd. They were, by legend, the first two children of Adam and Eve. And, also according to legend, the first murderer and his victim. And God played … Continue reading

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February 23, 303 AD: The Day Fascism Was Born?

The Empire Strikes Back at Christianity I’m reading a book about the New Testament, called Encountering The Manuscripts, by Phillip Comfort. There is a passage describing what Diocletian did on this day: What we do know is that by the … Continue reading

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