Archives for Jul 4, 2013 @ 10:39

If you play wiffle ball on 4 July, here are the rules…

From WSJ, but only a selection: 1. The best Fourth of July Wiffle ball games do not start on time, ever. The Wiffle ball game that’s supposed to begin at 3 p.m. begins at 4:30 p.m., the 5 p.m. game begins at 6:45 p.m., and the 8 p.m. game never winds up happening because….well, mojitos…. [Read More…]

In Memory, In our Prayers

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Heart Warmer for July 4

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell: The 4th of July rarely passes without my remembering one of the most moving renditions of the Star Spangled Banner I’ve ever witnessed. It made me proud to live in small-town America and to be connected to something greater than myself. It also made me aware of how our coming together in community [Read More…]

Mapping the Debate (RJS)

A few months ago I received, compliments of the publisher, a book by Gerald Rau  Mapping the Origins Debate: Six Models of the Beginning of Everything. Scot posted a brief introduction to the book, Origins and Models, shortly after it came out, but the book is worth a more extended engagement. Several of the scholars [Read More…]

A Psalm for America

Psalm 72 Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness. May he judge your people in righteousness, your afflicted ones with justice. May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills the fruit of righteousness. May he defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of [Read More…]