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The Four Phases of My Hebrew Study

by Glenn on April 6, 2022

I am entering a fourth phase of Hebrew Study. Phase 1 was the Dabbling phase. I was interested in Biblical Hebrew and someone who teaches the subject recommended Udemy to me. I took a couple of courses and purchased several (…)

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John 9

by Glenn on January 21, 2022

This past Wednesday night we read John 9 in our Bible study. There are a number of remarkable things about this passage. I’m still thinking about it (John 9) and them (the remarkable things), so I thought I would write (…)

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone | 2 The Vanishing Glass

by Glenn on January 12, 2022

Chapter 2 “The Vanishing Glass” in which we learn a now 10-year-old Harry has special powers. Things happen that are hard to explain, like his hair always being a mess, even after someone tries to cut it or Harry having (…)

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What We’re Up Against

by Glenn on January 12, 2022

This is not a political rant. I’m not trying to take a side, here, but this is what’s going on. This is what we’re up against. By “we” I mean people who want to think independently and thoughtfully and are (…)

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A Post to my Congregation on January 12, 2022

by Glenn on January 12, 2022

I love it when people come up with words that make sense of my experience of the world. This is a real gift, I think. It’s a delight when you read or listen to someone and find yourself saying, “I (…)

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Norm Macdonald

by Glenn on October 1, 2021

There’s something about the passing of Norm Macdonald at the age of 61 from a ten-year battle with cancer that has me thinking about a number of things. First, there’s the way he lived with the cancer. To my knowledge, (…)

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Touches With History

by Glenn on June 11, 2021

I had three touches with history over the Memorial Day weekend. I wasn’t looking for them, but there they were anyway. –1– The first was a book I read over the weekend called The Bomber Mafia, by Malcolm Gladwell (New (…)

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Good News re: COVID-19 (in the U.S.A.)

by Glenn on June 11, 2021

Good news continues to flow in on the COVID-19 front here in The United States. As of Tuesday, June 8, 2021, hospitalizations across the country are down to 16,835 and 171,731,584 Americans have received at least one dose of a (…)

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The Young Messiah

by Glenn on November 26, 2020

Q. Have you watched any good movies lately? A. Actually, I have. I watched the movie, The Young Messiah, on Netflix. Q. What’s it about? A. It’s based on Anne Rice’s novel, Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt. Both the (…)

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The Story of 2020, Part Two

by Glenn on November 26, 2020

Note: A version of the following appeared previously in an email I sent to my congregation this past summer. Previously I wrote about the coronavirus. It’s a difficult disease to manage because you’re contagious before you’re symptomatic, and you may (…)

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The Story of 2020, Part One

by Glenn on November 26, 2020

Note: A version of the following appeared previously in an email I sent to my congregation this past summer. How will you tell the story of this year? Is it a comedy? Is it a tragedy? Does your Christian faith (…)

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The Power of Favor 15 | Chapter 4.2

by Glenn on May 19, 2020

In The Power of Favor, each chapter has references to both Biblical and personal stories to illustrate lessons. If I’m correct, Moses is the 14th reference to a Biblical character as an example of favor. Osteen uses this story to (…)

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