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“A Blessed Hope”

Laundromat kids making friends,  oblivious to race or “differences” Pushing buttons on all the vending machines …  always hopeful. Moving in tandem each one pushing buttons  that the other has already pushed.                  A blur of candy-craving motion. This is the first … Continue reading

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God Gazes Down

  God peers  at humanity, not with earthly eyes, certainly, for God does not have eyeballs, corneas, or irises.  From this angle, the time-line and evolutionary flow and history of humanity appears to be a glowing stream, round and cylindrical, rope-like.  … Continue reading

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Vision for Vision, Dust from Dust

Inspired by the Sermon “Now and Then” – Rev. John W. Wurster That which we perceive in “the now” is so much different than what we will be able to perceive “then” … then, after our physical bodies have ceased. I believe that all spirits … Continue reading

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The Hirsute Brotherhood

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Brian remember that time when we were riding on the subway in Brooklyn and that Orthodox Jew I think he might have been a rabbi was watching me he kept giving me side-long glances full beard to the middle of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Water Ice: A Tale of My Nephew Charles

Back then we called him Charlie (he goes by Charles now). He was nine years old and I was up in Philly visiting all of the relatives that live in that area. I was alone, neither my Mom nor my … Continue reading

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If you are ever looking for … good curry, call me up and invite me over for tea and smash-up comedy

LOVE this song, please. “Well Respected Man” — the Kinks  (ca. 1964

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“A Subtext”

  There is a subtext, a subliminal texture to the Universe … this is God.   There is a signature, a repeating pulse, a wave – a whisper of static, Hidden in the background noise of the Universe   … this … Continue reading

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A Universe

Angels swimming and surfing on a sea of quantum uncertainty. Flashes of brilliance and song. Demons feasting on a dimming light … embers drifted in a void. A throneroom of glory, a birth-place of stars. What see we now? …. … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason

They say we must approach God through faith.  Implied in this is that faith alone is effective; that faith is sufficient; that faith is superior. I prefer reason.  Not because I dismiss faith, far from it. My search for a … Continue reading

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Heresy Detection Quiz — Question #6 for the Month

6.  Do you believe that “evil” exists in the Universe? If you say “yes” … you are a Heretic in the eyes of those who see only science writ large in the night skies.  They believe only in what their … Continue reading

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