Category Archives: Religion

Writing from Experience

An old man got up from his decrepit chair – watching the Yankee game – to venture upstairs to the computer, his back sore from years of hard physical labor.  He stopped at the back door because it was a … Continue reading

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A General Comment

The world and everything in it are just fine.  There is good and evil, order and chaos and it’s all expected, though the details are entertaining.  God is good, the source of it all and the faintest notion, down here … Continue reading

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Funeral Dirge: Form and Function

A dirge is a hymn, lament or poem about the death of someone.  A funeral dirge would be such within an actual funeral.  Etymology of the word starts with Latin verb dirigere (English, ponder-direct, guide) used in Catholic church ‘Office … Continue reading

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Hereafter

[I’m sixty years old.] I wish for a private grave on another planet; with pretty flowers, to be seen only by God.  

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The Cross

Look to the steeple of any Catholic church.  See that!  It’s a cross, symbol for Jesus Christ, man of God who lived a long time ago and died by execution on a cross.  He greatly impacted the people of his … Continue reading

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Bad Behavior in the World of Sports

I’ve read in the newspaper about Brian Kelly, head coach at Univ. of Cincinnati (football), leaving his school and team, to take the same job at Notre Dame.  This in itself is not bad.  What is bad is the timing of the move.  Kelly … Continue reading

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Personal Sorrow

I’m sorry.  I’m sorry for the action I performed. 

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