Monthly Archives: March 2017

What a Wonderful World

“What a Wonderful World” was written Bob Thiele (as “George Douglas”) and George David Weiss and recorded by Louis Armstrong in 1967. I generally think of Louis Armstrong as a trumpet player, although I don’t really remember there being much … Continue reading

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Bit O’Honey

Mmmm…sweets… Pie, cake, cookies, candy, soft drinks, lemonade, the list can go on and on. We eat a lot of sugar in the United States. Sugar is delicious. We eat it deliberately and with gusto. We know what we are … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

I remember watching a lot of The Three Stooges when I was a kid. I distinctly remember a skit in which Curly says to Moe, “I can’t see! I can’t see!” Moe replies, “What’s the matter?” Curly confesses, “I’ve got … Continue reading

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Now We See Through a Glass Darkly

I have clear memories of sitting in a movie theater with several friends in Austin, TX, one summer night in 1977. We were there to see a brand new film called “Star Wars”. The hype was enormous and the early … Continue reading

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I Will Go, Lord, if You Lead Me

About 30 years ago I learned a new hymn called “Here I Am, Lord” written by Dan Schutte, SJ, and I loved it from the git go. He actually wrote this hymn about 6 years earlier, but I had never … Continue reading

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Your Word is a Lamp for My Feet and a Light for My Path

As the liturgist read Psalm 23 in worship this morning, the congregation spontaneously began to recite it along with her. It was a powerful moment, and it reminded me of how important it is to know at least a few … Continue reading

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Stop, Children, What’s that Sound? Everybody Look What’s Going Down.

For years I had a cartoon on the front of my refrigerator that I had cut out of the newspaper. It showed a small person (possibly Ziggy, I don’t really remember now) standing in front of his own refrigerator which … Continue reading

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