Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sexagesima

In May of 1778, the French writer Voltaire was nearing death, and he knew it.  Ever the critic of Christianity, or maybe more of the Roman Catholic Church, nevertheless, he welcomed a priest into his quarters while on his deathbed.  … Continue reading

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Septuagesima

So many of life’s learning environments are disorienting, purposefully so.  Some are more blatant about it: in the two seconds I thought about it, I came up with most sports and music programs, seminary, and most of all, military basic … Continue reading

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Epiphany +5

Way back in 1973 (a year before I was born), a young, empowered, female copywriter was tasked with writing a commercial for a rather expensive hair product for women.  Ilon Specht worked for McCann Erickson, and her mostly male coworkers … Continue reading

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Epiphany 4

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, that uniquely American holy day, observed by at least as many as bother to observe Easter.  It’s literally a feast day, as most with eat way more this evening than they normally would, and it’s one … Continue reading

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