Monthly Archives: September 2017

Planet 9, Maybe; Nibiru, No

The world didn’t end last Saturday. That’s nothing new, and neither is another fizzled End Times prediction. I’ll be talking about how a current End Times prediction affected someone whose name is the same as the wannabe prophet’s; but is … Continue reading

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Prayer Routine: Month Eight

Jesus said we should always pray. Our Lord gave us pointers about prayer, too: the parable of the persistent widow and another about the pharisee and the tax collector. That’s in Luke 18:1–14. Maybe someone’s taken those verses and decided … Continue reading

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Values and Ichthyosaurs

A nation’s schools are returning to traditional values. Whether that’s good or bad news depends partly on how you see what we’ve learned since about 1859. I think we’ve learned more about how the universe works, and that this is … Continue reading

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Second Collections

The neighborhood parish took a second collection again today. This week’s was to help folks hit by Hurricane Irma. The one before that was for those affected by Harvey. Folks in the Caribbean, Gulf Coast, and Florida weren’t the only … Continue reading

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