Monthly Archives: December 2013

I Had Planned (looking back; looking ahead)

Reflection by Rev. Talitha Arnold – Stillspeaking Daily Devotional – December 29, 2013 “I had planned to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord…and I made preparations for building.” 1 Chronicles 28:1-10 King … Continue reading

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Meaning

by Carl Dennis If a life needn’t be useful to be meaningful, Then maybe a life of sunbathing on a beach Can be thought of as meaningful for at least a few, The few, say, who view the sun as … Continue reading

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Out for Christmas! “Christmas Grace – Crazy Gifts” by Bill Green

The 2nd book published through Long Looking, LLC is now here! Titled “Christmas Grace (Crazy Gifts),” this brief holiday text acts as a set of personal reflections inspired by the popular folk Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Synopsis … Continue reading

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Mandela’s Unfinished Business

A mural of former South African president Nelson Mandela at Regina Mundi church in Soweto, June 9, 2013.¬†(Siphiwe Sibeko /Courtesy Reuters) Foreign Affairs – Ryan Irwin – December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela lived one of the great lives of the … Continue reading

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What price security? What price democracy?

Reflection – Bill ¬†Green What follows below is an editorial in The New York Times (December 5, 2013) about current circumstances in Egypt, “Egypt’s Latest Constitution–after dabbling in democracy, Egyptians face the choice of reverting to a security state.” The … Continue reading

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