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Wow, I met the Swedish Jesus Today...

Wow, I met the Swedish Jesus Today…

If you’ve ever heard me speak, you know that I usually start with the famous painting by Warner Sallman of called “The Head of Christ” that has hung in my family’s home since the 1950’s. As much as I’ve loved this image of Jesus, I joke around about the fact that with his blue eyes […]

Biblical Laws for Kids Today (Humor)

Biblical Laws for Kids Today (Humor)

Years ago I received this in an email and I laughed so hard I nearly cried. It’s by Ian Frasier, from The Atlantic magazine (February 1, 1997). The original is at this link. ~~~ Laws Concerning Food and Drink; Household Principles; Lamentations of the Father Of the beasts of the field, and of the fishes […]

Prayers with Chutzpah

Prayers with Chutzpah

Remember in Fiddler on the Roof how comfortable Tevya was saying what was on his mind to God, no matter what? Like, when his horse injured his foot he said, “Dear God, was that necessary? Did you have to make him lame just before the Sabbath? That wasn’t nice. It’s enough you pick on me. […]