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Rev. Regent Roxy: Delivering a Message?

A Pawn Piece (1978 play): Act V (Page 30) (Curtain opens with one character on stage: ROXY. He is a short, fat man with a rodund face. He is wearing a light grey suit, with a black shirt. Near where … Continue reading

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Government: By the People for the People?

Aristocracy vs Liberty Phineas Quimby was a very opinionated man. And having witnessed first-hand the American Civil War meant that he based his thinking on what he saw going on around him. Politically, he equated priests and doctors to the … Continue reading

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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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As Missionary to the Huron, He was Killed by the Iroquois

Jean de Brébeuf (March 25, 1593 – March 16, 1649) I do not wish to speak ill of the dead, but it seems to me that this Jesuit priest tried and failed to bring peace to the Huron and the … Continue reading

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Historical Proof that Patience is a Virtue

Vespasian (November 17, 9 AD – June 23, 79 AD) This man was never intended for Roman Imperial Glory. He came from an equestrian family, meaning that he was no better than a soldier, just like Pontius Pilate. But his … Continue reading

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Paranoia: Were Saul of Tarsus and Josephus Contemporaries?

The Devil’s in their Details Except for the Acts of the Apostles, and Paul’s letters in the New Testament, there would be no other ‘proof’ of his existence. Isn’t it interesting how awkward that makes it for anyone believing his … Continue reading

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Farce: Did the Disciples Mistake Lazarus’ for Jesus’?

The Empty Tomb As General Frederick “Boy” Browning said: “Well, as you know, I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.” And I think the same thing about the author of “Caesar’s Messiah”. It is thus possible … Continue reading

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“He Whom God Shall Make Manifest”

Baháʼu’lláh (November 12, 1817 – May 29, 1892) An ongoing discussion has been taking place between myself and someone who thinks he is the reincarnation of Jesus. This gets us into very interesting territory, as you can imagine. If you … Continue reading

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Misperception: Alternative Views of Reality

(Are We Live?) “Testing, Testing, One-Two-Three” When I set out to do a search for memes to illustrate my theme this morning, Morpheus showed up. How very apt! He reminds me that we’re living in “The Matrix”. This post is … Continue reading

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New Insights into Jesus’ Birth

Our Nativity Scene Do you ever wonder why it takes such a long time for the ‘other shoe to drop’? Of course, I am talking about The Star of Bethlehem manuscript that I posted on this blog site over four … Continue reading

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