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Thanksgiving Weekend 2021: Puritans, Pandemic and Me

Americans celebrated Thanksgiving this week. Well, most Americans. Some folks in New England lamented injustices committed over the last few centuries. “Native American tribes are gathering in Plymouth to mourn on Thanksgiving” Associated Press, via NPR (November 25, 2021) Wisconsin: … Continue reading

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Health and Surfside Condo Collapse: Siloam Scenarios

Sunday’s rain dampened Sauk Centre’s streets, but delivered under four tenths of an inch. That’s been good for our weeds, and for grass next to sidewalks. But it’s nowhere near the two or three inches we need to get back … Continue reading

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Enjoying Our Annual Renewal of Baptismal Vows

Life isn’t back to normal, here in Sauk Centre, and won’t be. Not if I see “back to normal” as “being just exactly the way it was two years ago.” Time and reality don’t work that way. Life may not … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

The day being what it is, I thought sharing a bit of a prayer called St. Patrick’s Breastplate might be in order. “…Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, … Continue reading

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