Category Archives: Monty Python

Advent Adventures: Literally? (Part 2)

Yesterday, I abruptly ended Part 1 of this Advent Adventure by suggesting that Advent might not happen to humanity all at once, sometime in the future of our collective story, but instead, speculated that Advent happens to each human separately, at the end … Continue reading

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Advent Adventures: Literally? (Part 1)

‘Get on with it, Lord!’ I heard myself praying those less-than-reverent words in the opening days of Advent, as I considered the state of the world – the Paris attacks, the Syrian refugee crisis, the environment, the economy; pain and … Continue reading

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Anti-pronoun?

In the last little while, I’ve heard more and more Christian leaders shying away from using gender-specific pronouns for God, and I’m not sure how I feel about that. “God poured God’s self into the world so God could redeem … Continue reading

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Is God Funny?

“__________ is proof that God exists, and that He has a sense of humor.” You’ve probably heard that before, with the blank filled in with ‘Sex’, or ‘The differences between men and women’ or ‘The duck-billed platypus’. And for my … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word Part 8: A Blast for Me

‘If any of this has been blasphemy to you, then good! Because it’s been a blast for me, too.’ I’ve referred to that quote, from 1980s Saturday Night Live writer A. Whitney Brown, a few times before, and I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Fajah-hood

First, I need to confess that pretty much every time I hear or say the word ‘father’, I think ‘fajah’, and giggle. And for reasons that will come clear as you watch this video, I blame/thank Mike Myers: Now that … Continue reading

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Wordless Groans

I think I have a new favorite Bible verse: ‘In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.’ – Romans 8:26 … Continue reading

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