Daily Archives: 9 December 2015

Swans A-Swimming

I haven’t posted on English football and Swansea, not because of a lack of interest. Or really, that the team has been floundering. If someone had told me in July that the Swans would be just one run below Chelsea … Continue reading

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A Song of Hope

My wife was listening to this song the other night. It’s a fine setting of a beloved Bible passage apt for the Jubilee: For I know well the plans I have in mind for you … plans for your welfare … Continue reading

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Obligation and Opportunity

I first heard my previous pastor distinguish between holy days several years ago, citing that observances of Thanksgiving, Ash Wednesday, and Holy Thursday were “holy days of opportunity” that many believers would take advantage to celebrate some aspect of their … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 179: Cooperating

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Think about the root of the word: working together or in parallel. 179. In some places, cooperatives are being developed to exploit renewable sources of energy which ensure … Continue reading

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